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  • How to Line the Farrow Dress Pt. 2: Sewing Instructions

    Today I'll be walking you through assembling the lining pieces of your Farrow Dress. If you missed our previous post on how to draft the lining pieces, you can find that here. To begin, assemble the main (or self) fabric of  your Farrow according to the instructions through Step 8. Stop here and set the [...] Continue Reading
  • How to Line the Farrow Dress Pt. 1: Pattern Alterations

    Today I'll be showing you the first step in how to line your Farrow Dress! It's really very simple and great for slightly sheer or very silky fabrics. The dress above has a shell and facings made from ivory 4-ply silk crepe de chine with a slightly warmer neutral silk charmeuse lining. Now lets draft [...] Continue Reading
  • Sewing Facings on Narrow Sleeves

    If you've ever been frustrated when a narrow sleeve doesn't fit around your sewing machine arm, this post is for you! Nothing groundbreaking here but people have asked so we're answering. Sewing Facings on Narrow Sleeves from Grainline Studio on Vimeo. Hope you found that helpful! Any q's of course leave them below.   Continue Reading
  • Farrow with No Pockets

    In our first Farrow Dress variation we're going to show you how to omit the pockets on your Farrow. A few people asked why anyone would want a dress without pockets on Instagram and I can think of a few. Little known fact, or maybe not I'm not sure, but I wore a pocketless Farrow for [...] Continue Reading
  • Farrow Dress Roundup

    Now that the Farrow Sew-Along has wrapped up and we’re about to get into a few Farrow Variations we thought it would be fun to showcase a few of your Farrows popping up on social media! By far the best part of every pattern release is seeing the garments popping up on Instagram and the […]

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  • Farrow Sew-Along: Hems & Finishing

    Alright, last day of the Farrow Sew-Along! Today we'll be talking about hems and finishing - lets dive in! Hemming is quite easy for the Farrow. Simply fold and press up 1/4" then fold and press that up 1/4" again. You can see above that I serged my hem before folding. You don't need to [...] Continue Reading