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  • Fabric Scrap Busting Series: Zippered Pouches | Grainline Studio Fabric Scrap Busting Series: Zippered Fruit Pouches

    Welcome back to our Fabric Scrap Busting Series! We were blown away by all of the great comments, suggestions, and ideas community members provided in response to our first post in the series. You can check them out on our Instagram page. In today's tutorial we're showing you how to turn your scraps into fruit [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Tunic Modification 01: Uniform Shirt | Grainline Studio Uniform Tunic Modification 01: Uniform Shirt

    Today, we're sharing two of our favorite, incredibly simple, modifications that transform the Uniform from tunic to shirt! These quick adjustments increase the number of options this incredibly versatile pattern offers. The Uniform Shirt is the perfect alternative for you if you don't think of yourself as a tunic person. Please note that you will [...] Continue Reading
  • Hadley Modification 01: Wrap Top | Grainline Studio Hadley Modification 01: Wrap Top

    Today we're going to teach you how you can modify the pattern pieces of the Hadley Top View B in order to turn it into a wrap top! This modification retains the drapey, fluid style of the original pattern while also providing a slightly closer fit. This is a fairly straightforward modification. You will modify [...] Continue Reading
  • How To Sew Piping Into Your Garments | Grainline Studio Two Ways to Sew Piping into Your Garments

    It's no mystery that attention to detail is necessary when it comes to making clothing; clothes that are well-made and long lasting require care during making. After we've sewn a pattern enough times and have the foundational details down pat we get pretty comfortable. Inevitably, this is the moment when most of our mistakes happen! [...] Continue Reading
  • Using Thread Chains To Keep Bra Straps In Place | Grainline Studio Using Thread Chains To Keep Bra Straps In Place

    A few years ago we talked about our love of thread chains in the studio and how useful they are when you want to keep two layers of fabric together loosely. Today we'll show you how we use thread chains to keep bra straps in place under sleeveless garments like our Alder Shirtdress, Hadley Top, Farrow [...] Continue Reading
  • Guide to Flat Bias Facings | Grainline Studio A Guide to Flat Bias Facings

    One of our perennial favorite posts is our guide to getting flat bias facings. In the original post we called them bias necklines, which I think is limiting. You can easily use this technique for necklines, armholes, keyhole openings, and more! We've also updated the post with new images taken from the Willow Tank so [...] Continue Reading