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  • How To Sew and Turn Spaghetti Straps | Grainline Studio How To Sew and Turn Spaghetti Straps

    When you ask sewists what skills or particular techniques they dislike, you're likely to get varied responses. But if you specifically ask them about their experience making spaghetti straps, you're likely to hear shared stories of resigned frustration. Whether you're new to sewing, or someone with years of experience, it can be challenging to turn [...] Continue Reading
  • 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
  • A Felix Dress with Waist Ties | Grainline Studio A Felix Dress with Waist Ties

    Every time we wear a Felix Dress we're reminded of the secret magic of this pattern and dress. If you've sewn the Felix before you may have had similar sentiments - wearing this dress feels like wearing air. The loose fitting, billowy silhouette lends itself to comfort without sacrificing style which is what we've been [...] Continue Reading
  • Portside Dopp Kit: Fanny Pack Tutorial Portside Dopp Kit: Fanny Pack Tutorial

    Today we're showing you how to easily modify your Portside Dopp Kit from toiletry bag to one of our favorite practical accessories, the Fanny Pack! Don't let the name deter you. We've seen these hands free pouches called belt bags, cross-body slings, waist bags, and a number of other names that distance them from their [...] 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
  • Five Basic Embroidery Stitches | Grainline Studio Five Basic Embroidery Stitches

    Earlier this week we shared some embroidery inspiration in the form of these two embroidered Lark Tees. Today, we're circling back and breaking down five basic embroidery stitches with step by step instructions! Here are the five stitches you'll be learning today: Back Stitch: This stitch can be used for straight lines, curved lines, and [...] Continue Reading