• Holiday Gift Guide | For a quilter

      How is your holiday shopping going? This is a very stressful and joyous time of year. We hope that you are feeling the latter more! It’s also a cozy time of year and we put this gift guide together for the people who probably appreciate coziness the most… quilters. We hope this guide gives […]

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  • Holiday Gift Guide | For a knitter

    If you are shopping for a knitter this holiday season we put together this guide of presents that any knitter would love to have and would find useful. Enjoy! 1 | 2  This Loome Tool is great for making pom- poms to add to hats and all sorts of other objects. I like to put […]

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  • Holiday Gift Guide | For a garment sewer

    It’s time to get cozy with our families, friends and pets and celebrate the holidays!  The season we love for cookies, parties and gift giving! Gift giving can be stressful because if you are like me, and the rest of the crew here you want to give your loved ones something useful and yet meaningful. […]

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  • Last Chance to get thanked

    It’s the last day of our annual Give Thanks Sale. Did it creep up you? If so.. you still have until Midnight to get 20% of your purchase! The details on this years Give Thanks Sale are as follows… -Sale includes both digital and printed patterns. -The sale EXCLUDES wholesale orders, gift cards, the Stowe […]

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  • Give Thanks Pattern Sale

    We have a lot to be thankful for this year. Grainline Studio has been growing and changing in so many amazing ways. We have been able to release more patterns then ever and we have a studio beagle for the rest of the year! We really love having yawl follow along. To show our appreciation […]

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  • Farrow Swatches

    Choosing fabric for the Farrow Dress has been a challenge, because there are so many options! It is so versatile. It’s a dress that can be worn casually everyday or can be dressed up for work. Use finer fabrics and it can be made into an elegant formal dress. This is the perfect time of year […]

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  • Tamarack Swatches

    The Tamarack Jacket is one of my favorite Grainline Patterns. It’s quilted so there is a lot of room to be creative. I found these amazing fabrics that are perfect for the Tamarack. I am drawn to classic, versatile and ultimately timeless pieces but I also really love surface design. For outerwear I tend to […]

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  • On the Surface | Natural Dyeing

    We are fastly approaching the end of summer! There are only a few weeks left. That is not going to stop us from doing some summery themed natural dyeing. Today we are going to be showing you how we made this perfect dusty rosé naturally dyed Scout Tee using avocado pits. It sews up beautifully […]

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  • Penny Raglan Inspiration & Swatches

    We love love love cozy drapey tees. They are causal yet so polished looking. This is some of our styling inspiration for the Penny Raglan and some really cute fabrics you could make one out of! Or many… 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

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  • New to Grainline, the Penny Raglan!

    The search for the perfect tee… It’s a real thing. For us it needs to be boxy, drapey, unclingy and of course soft! That’s why the Penny Raglan is the perfect tee. For those of you who have been following the blog and our Instagram for a while you probably recognize it. Jen has been wearing […]

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  • January Prints Interview on Fabric Design & Sprout Patterns

    Hey! Did you see our posts about our presence on Sprout Patterns?! Sprout Patterns is an online service where you can have one of our sewing patterns printed directly onto Spoonflower fabric. We also have a Spoonflower shop! Our shop is populated with surface designs from the very talented Michelle Vondiziano of January Prints. Michelle […]

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  • The Hemlock Tee | Free Pattern

    Hey guys! I am reposting this treat for you! It’s a free pattern for all Grainline Studio Newsletter Subscribers! We all know I’m obsessed with boxy tops and from what I’ve seen on my Instagram, you guys are too, so now we have the Hemlock Tee! This tee is a little bit different than the […]

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  • On the Surface | Potato Printing

    Hey! We have an exciting new series of tutorials for you. We are going to be showing you how to design fabric using all types of surface printing techniques. We are partnering with Dharma Trading Co. aka our favorite resource for buying basic high quality fabrics and surface design supplies. Our first tutorial is Potato […]

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  • Our Willows

    We LOVE plants at Grainline Studio. Being in nature is very special to all of us. We have been really busy in the studio preparing the new Willow Tank & Dress for release. As a treat to ourselves we took our Willows on an outing to our favorite place in Chicago, The Garfield Park Conservatory. […]

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  • Willow Swatches & Inspiration

    One of our favorite things to talk about here in the studio is what we want to make! Jen, Lexi and I always have something cooking in our sketch books. This morning I went to my favorite coffee shop, Gas Light Coffee in Logan Square, it’s on my way to work! Anyway, the barista had […]

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