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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
  • 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
  • How To Sew Mitered Corners | Grainline Studio How To Sew Mitered Corners

    The first time I sewed a mitered corner was in 2016; it was a revelation. Up until that point, I had finished corners by folding the seam allowances of the hem and side seam under one another before stitching them down. It didn't seem to matter how many pins I used to hold everything in [...] 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
  • 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
  • Uniform Modification 03: Cuffed Short Sleeves | Grainline Studio Uniform Modification 03: Cuffed Short Sleeves

    Hey all! I'm back with a quick little tutorial on how to give your Uniform Tunic a cute little cuffed sleeve like the one shown above. This will work on both the original pattern as well as if you've modified it into a dress. You can also apply these same principles to any sleeve pattern [...] Continue Reading