• Morris Sew-Along: Adjustments

    Today as requested I have a few specific fit adjustments for you – lengthening and shortening the pattern, and a full bust adjustment. First up is lengthening and shortening the blazer. I’ll be showing the back here, but the same method applies to any piece in the pattern. 1. Start by locating the pattern piece you […]

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  • Life Lately v.01

    [all photos from my Instagram feed @grainlinestudio] I’ve been slacking on the blog front this week, taking a little breather after the release of the Lakeside Pajamas I suppose. It’s just a breather from blogging though, not working… since releasing the pattern I’ve been crazy busy! In addition to snuggling with Roamy and the little […]

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  • Pattern Tutorial | Adding Lining to an Unlined Blazer

    You may know that I am planning a polka dot blazer this summer and in deciding what sort of blazer I wanted to make I went to three places… My closet to see what types of blazers I have that I wear a lot, the internet to see what sort of blazers are out there […]

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  • Polka Dot Blazer Inspiration

    Been looking around for blazer shape inspiration the past few days for the polka dot blazer and it seems like Zara and J.Crew have plenty of my favorite shapes. I think that something of a combination between the two is what I’m going for. I really like the sleeker collar and shape of the Zara […]

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  • The Christmas Blazer

    I wish I could say that this blazer was the first project of 2012 but unfortunately I finished it at the beginning of December to send to my sister with a Stella dress for Christmas, hence just showing it here now. The blazer is BurdaStyle Magazine 03/2011 Blouson Jacket with a few changes. Inspired by […]

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  • getting ready for spring

    I started working on this jacket I cut out a few months ago.  It’s going alright, though I’m a bit worried that I crossed the line from slouchy into just plain oversized.  The pattern is from BurdaStyle, the Blouson Jacket with pattern changes inspired by this jacket here. I also have been enjoying a small […]

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