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  • 2022 Give Thanks Sale

    It's the time of year that many of you have been waiting for, our yearly Give Thanks Sale! We have a lot to be thankful for around Grainline HQ, e...
  • New Field Bag Artist Series Kit | Bob Bechtol 02

    Yesterday we launched a second series of limited edition Field Bag kits that sold out before we could even post about them here…again!⁠ The recept...
  • Our Corin Sample Fabrics

    Today I’ll be walking you through all the fabrics that we used for our Corin Top samples. It’s one thing for me to just recommend a list of fabrics...
  • The Corin Pattern Design Details

    Last week we introduced you to our newest pattern, The Corin Top! This week we’ll be talking about the pattern more in depth, starting with today’s...
  • Meet the Corin Top!

    We’re so excited to release our next pattern, the Corin Top! It’s been a minute since we launched a brand new pattern and we couldn’t be more exci...
  • Reintroducing the Archer Sew-Along

    With the re-release of the Archer Button Up, we wanted to remind you that we have a guided sew-along for the Archer (as well as many of our other ...
  • Our Archer Pattern Testers

    Here at Grainline, we follow a very thorough, multi-step process when we release a pattern. We develop our custom blocks and create, test, and ref...
  • Archer Button Up & Popover in Sizes 14-32

    Today we're excited to finally be releasing the Archer Button Up and its companion, the Archer Popover Variation Pack, in our 14 – 32 D-Cup size r...
  • Field Bag Kit Artist Series | Bob Bechtol

    Yesterday we launched a series of limited edition Field Bag kits that sold out before we could even post about them here!⁠ Back in early 2020, Fie...
  • Our Spring Sale has Sprung!

      It's time again for our yearly Spring Sale! Each April we run this sale to thank you for subscribing to our newsletter and welcoming us into yo...
  • Quilt Pattern Inspiration For The Tamarack Jacket

      Back in October we shared a huge compilation of all the gorgeous Tamarack Jackets made by you! We were deeply inspired by those who embraced the...
  • Tamarack 0-18 Back in Stock

    Just a quick note to let you know that the Tamarack is now back in stock in sizes 0-18! It's been out of stock for a while while our printers chan...
  • Grainline Winter Break

    Every year we take a small break before the New Year to rest, recharge, and spend time with our friends and family. This year our break will run f...
  • Need a Last Minute Sewing Gift?

    If you're in need of a last minute gift or stocking stuffer for the sewist in your life, fear not, we've got you covered! Make their holiday by g...
  • Tamarack Quilted Jacket Sew-Along Day 15: Closures

    This is the last lesson in our series – we're finishing up our jackets with closures! First I'll walk you through attaching your hooks and eyes f...
  • Holiday Ornaments | Vintage Baubles

     Christmas time is here! That means it's time for our favorite holiday tradition- our holiday ornament pattern! This year I was inspired by vintage...
  • Tamarack Quilted Jacket Sew-Along Day 14: Setting the Sleeves & Sewing the Side Seams

    Today we're finishing the lower edges of our sleeves, inserting them into our jackets, and sewing up the underarm and side seams. This is our sec...
  • Tamarack Quilted Jacket Sew-Along Day 13: Binding the Center Front, Neckline, Hood, or Collar

    It's time to finish the center front and necklines of our jacket! Learn how to neatly apply bias binding to both interior and exterior corners. T...
  • Tamarack Quilted Jacket Sew-Along Day 12: Attaching the Hood

    In today's lesson we'll be assembling and attaching our collar. This is similar to the process for attaching the collar, but we first need to con...
  • Tamarack Quilted Jacket Sew-Along Day 11: Attaching the Collar

    Today we're attaching our collar. This is a quick process that ends with a perfectly bound and enclosed neckline seam allowance. If you're using ...
  • Tamarack Quilted Jacket Sew-Along Day 10: Binding the Back Hem & Shoulder Seams

    We've got a quick lesson today, we're binding the lower edge of the jacket back and sewing up our side seams. After this we'll be ready to attach...
  • Tamarack Quilted Jacket Sew-Along Day 9: Assembling the Patch Pockets

    Today we're assembling and attaching our patch pockets. The patch pockets are part of the new Tamarack Collar, Hood & Patch Pockets add on, s...
  • Tamarack Sew-Along Day 8: Inserting the Welt Pockets

    It's a big day today, we're finally inserting our welt pockets! Welt pockets have a bad reputation for being difficult and scary but I'll calmly ...
  • Tamarack Sew-Along Day 7: Making Bias Binding

    In today's lesson we're making our bias binding. Learn the difference between single and double fold binding, the two most common methods for mak...
  • Tamarack Sew-Along Day 6: Quilting your Jacket

    After the last 5 lessons of prep, today we're finally quilting our jackets! In this video we cover 3 different methods of basting, how to choose ...
  • Tamarack Sew-Along Day 5: Sewing the Darts

    If you're making the 14-30 Tamarack or have done a bust adjustment on your 0-18 pattern resulting in the dart, today's lesson is for you! We're s...
  • Tamarack Jacket Sew-Along Day 4: Cutting your Jacket

    Today it's finally time to cut our jackets! Learn our best practices for cutting, see how I cut my lining, batting, and learn why I'm cutting my ...
  • Tamarack Sew-Along Day 3: Choosing a Size & Pattern Adjustments

    In today's lesson we start by discussing how to properly choose a size. We then move onto some of my top tips for making adjustments to your patt...
  • Tamarack Sew-Along Day 2: Printing and Assembling your PDF Pattern

    Welcome back to Day 2 of the Tamarack Jacket sew-along! In our previous video we gave you an overview of the sew-along, talked about the Tamarack,...
  • Tamarack Jacket Sew-Along Day 1: Introduction, Fabric & Supplies

    Join us as we sew the the Tamarack Jacket! We originally released the Tamarack Jacket back in 2016 and it has now been drafted in our 14-30 size ...
  • Get Ready for the Tamarack Video Sew-Along

    As we mentioned at the launch of the size 14 – 30 Tamarack Jacket, we'll be hosting a full video sew-along starting on Monday, November 9th! Th...
  • A Collection of Tamarack Jackets Made By You!

     Our favorite thing about the Tamarack Jacket is that it is such a blank canvas for creativity and customization. Over the years, since we first re...
  • Fabric Suggestions For The Tamarack Jacket

    We hope you are as excited as we are about the re-release of the Tamarack Jacket and the Hood and Collar variation pack! Because the Tamarack is su...
  • Tamarack Jacket 14-30 Pattern Tester Round Up

    This re-release of the Tamarack Jacket has been a long time coming and we're so excited it’s finally here! As with any pattern release, we dedicate...
  • Introducing Tamarack 14 – 30 and the Tamarack Hood, Collar, & Patch Pocket Add-On!

    Today we're so excited to announce that our popular Tamarack Jacket is now available in our 14 – 30 size range! In addition to the new size range ...
  • Lining the Sleeveless Farrow Dress : Part 3

    Today we are continuing the series of tutorials showing how add a lining to the Farrow Dress. So far, we've covered how to draft patterns for the...
  • Finishing Narrow Sleeves

    The Farrow has a narrow sleeve that offsets the A-line silhouette, but that often means that the wrist isn't large enough to fit around the free a...
  • Lining the Sleeved Farrow: Part 2

    Today post is a continuation of our Lining the Sleeved Farrow tutorial. In this lesson I'll be walking you through assembling the lining pieces of...
  • Lining the Sleeved Farrow: Part 1

    Today is the first installment of our tutorial showing you how to line your sleeved Farrow Dress. This is a very simple tutorial and great for sli...
  • How To: Sew a Slip Stitch

    Slip Stitch, a love poem. Just kidding, though I do have a lot of love for this stitch. In my opinion the slip stitch is the most magical of all t...
  • Cortland Sew-Along Supplies

    Today I’ll be walking you through all of the supplies you’ll need to follow along with our sew-along and create your Cortland Trench! Although we’...
  • Get Ready for the Cortland Sew-Along!

    When we launched the Cortland Trench this past spring, we promised a sew-along in the fall. Well, fall is now upon us and it’s now time to sew up ...
  • How To: Sew A Whip Stitch

    Ah, the humble Whip stitch. It is super quick, super easy, and very versatile! Though many of us may already be familiar with the whip stitch, did...
  • Removing the Inseam Farrow Pockets

    One of the first pattern variation tutorials we published for the Farrow back when we released the original 0-18 pattern was this tutorial on remo...
  • Sewing the Farrow 14-30 Darts

    Today we'll be discussing how to sew the Farrow 14-30 darts. If you own a copy of the original Farrow in sizes 0-18 you’ll know that version does ...
  • How To: Sew A Catch Stitch

    Today's tutorial shows you how to sew a catch stitch. The catch stitch is a hand stitch that is most commonly used on garment hems but can also be ...
  • Stowe Sew-Along Day 7: Sewing the Gussets

      Today is our final lesson in the series, finishing up the bags by sewing the gussets and optional step 15. Over the years we've found these last...
  • Reintroducing The Farrow Sew-Along Page

    With the re-release of the Farrow Dress, we wanted to let you know we have a guided sew-along for the Farrow (as well as many of our other patterns...
  • Stowe Sew-Along Day 6: Making Double Fold Bias Tape

    Today's lesson is all about bias tape! I'll be walking you through what bias tape is, double fold vs. single fold, and how to make your own. If y...
  • Farrow Fabric Suggestions and Inspiration

    When we originally released the Farrow Dress back in 2016, we shared this post suggesting fabrics that highlight just how versatile this dress is ...