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  • Lexi's Tie Front Alder Shirt | Grainline Studio Lexi’s Tie Front Alder Shirt

    After planning out her 2019 Summer Style Inspiration Pinterest board, Lexi got down to work on bringing her seasonal wardrobe to life. She made this Tie Front Alder Shirt out of a delicate, slightly sheer vintage fabric she had in her stash. To make this summery top, she modified the Front Bodice pattern piece of [...] Continue Reading
  • Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi

    Hi everyone, it's Lexi. Summer is upon us here in Chicago, with much warmer temps and LOTS of humidity. It has me feeling like I'm in the tropics rather than Illinois! In order to truly feel like perpetual summer vacation on a tropical island, my wardrobe needs some help! Usually I wear most of my [...] Continue Reading
  • Willow Tank Variation 03: Gathered Waist Dress Willow Variation 03: Gathered Waist Dress

    We have another pattern modification available for you today that we're happy to finally be sharing. Jen made this gathered waist Willow Tank Dress over a year ago, but she hadn't gotten around to photographing it. After seeing a similar version pop-up on social media a few weeks ago, she was reminded of the dress [...] Continue Reading
  • Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Aimee | Grainline Studio Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Aimee

    There was a collective, "We're so happy summer is finally here! ... Wait, how are we halfway through the year already?," moment in the studio this week. I personally look forward to the summer season every year, but once it arrives I often end up feeling intimidated by how quickly it's passing by. In an [...] Continue Reading
  • Two Embroidered Lark Tees | Grainline Studio Two Embroidered Lark Tees

    Over the past couple of years we've noticed a resurgence of embroidery in fashion, home decor, and art! From floral motifs to political statements, custom embroidery is a great way to experiment with adding eye-catching or humorous design details to garments or other hand sewn items. We wanted to share some custom embroidery inspiration with [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Dress | Grainline Studio Uniform Tunic Modification 02: Uniform Dress

    Today we're sharing our next Uniform Tunic Modification post, how to turn your tunic into a dress! We've been wanting to do this modification for a while and I finally got the chance to take a break from developing new patterns a few weeks ago and make one to wear to the Knit 1 Brooklyn [...] Continue Reading