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  • 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
  • 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
  • A Guide To Seam Finishes | Grainline Studio A Guide To Seam Finishes for Woven Fabrics

    We've slowly been combing through our post archives in order to update older posts, and simultaneously identify gaps in the resources we provide. Outside of two French seam posts - one that covers a how to for straight and curved seams and another for right angles - we've never provided a comprehensive guide for common [...] Continue Reading
  • 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