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  • Uniform Sew-Along: Sleeves | Grainline Studio Uniform Sew-Along: Sleeves

    Today we'll be setting the sleeves of the view B Uniform Tunic. Much like the previous armhole facing post you can use the sleeves in view A or view B with no adjustments, it's all up to your personal preference. With that let's get started! To begin lay out both sleeves and fold the side [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Sew-Along: Armhole Binding | Grainline Studio Uniform Sew-Along: Armhole Binding

    Today we'll be discussing how to apply bias facings to the armholes of your Uniform Tunic. I'll be showing this technique on view A since that's what we've illustrated in the book, but the bias facing pattern pieces can be applied to either view without trouble. To begin, sew each armhole strip into a circle [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Sew-Along: Skirt View B | Grainline Studio Uniform Sew-Along: Skirt View B

    Today we're going to talk about sewing up the skirt for view B. While this skirt doesn't have pockets as written you can add them if you like. To begin, take the front skirt and fold the raw edge of the sides over ¼" and press, then fold that edge over ¼" again and press. Edgestitch along [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Sew-Along: Skirt View A | Grainline Studio Uniform Sew-Along: Skirt View A

    Today we'll be assembling and attaching the view A skirt. To begin, turn your bodice right side out and lay your pockets along the hem matching the notches. The right sides of the pocket pieces will be facing down. Pin in place. Stitch across the pockets using a 3/8" seam allowance. Grade the seam allowance [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Sew-Along: Cutting | Grainline Studio Uniform Sew-Along: Cutting

    Although cutting can be tedious, cutting the Uniform Tunic is pretty straightforward. Not too many pieces and just a bit of fusible. Follow the diagrams below to double check that you’ve cut everything you need for View A or View B. And please note, there was an error in the labeling of the pattern pieces [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Tunic Pattern Adjustments | Grainline Studio Uniform Sew-Along: Pattern Adjustments

    Today in the Uniform Tunic Sew-Along we’re going to discuss a few common pattern adjustments. We’ll start with blending between sizes, cover lengthening or shortening your pattern, and then talk about full and small bust adjustments. This is also our recommended order for adjustments if you need to do more than one. With that, let’s [...] Continue Reading