• 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
  • Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi

    Hi everyone, it's Lexi. Summer is upon us here in Chicago, with much warmer temps and LOTS of humidity. It has me feeling like I'm in the tropics rather than Illinois! In order to truly feel like perpetual summer vacation on a tropical island, my wardrobe needs some help! Usually I wear most of my [...] Continue Reading
  • Sew & Tell | Melissa Kronlage of Craft Rambler

    Melissa made this Alder back in October and we think it’s just the perfect Alder for colder weather. The chambray and flannel are so cool together and I’m loving how Melissa styled the dress. Name ¬†Melissa Kronlage Where can we find you online? Craft Rambler Link to your post about this project Flannel Alder Shirtdress […]

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  • An Alder for All Seasons

    Pattern: Alder Shirtdress Fabric: Feral Childe Thieves Linen/Tencel Mods: None, cut a straight size 4It’s that time of year where fall is rapidly approaching but summer just hasn’t given up quite yet. Over the past week I’ve worn both sweaters and shorts so with this change of seasons in mind I thought I’d present my […]

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  • Sew & Tell | Bella of Bellbird

    Even though it’s mid-summer, it’s not too late to sew up an Alder. I just finished one a couple weeks ago before a trip to California and wore it a lot. It’s an easy, breezy, unfussy summer dress. Here at Grainline Studio, we have wide eyes for this amazing fabric Bella chose for one of […]

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  • Sewn: Black + White Sleeved Alder

    Pattern: Alder Shirtdress View A with sleeves from the Archer Button Up Pattern Tutorial: Archer + Alder Variation Fabric: Carolina Gingham 1″ from Robert Kaufman Shoes: Rachel Comey Penpals (cause someone always asks about the shoes) I posted the tutorial on this dress last Friday but since the weather has been a bit rainy here […]

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