• Archer + Alder Variation

    Today I have for you the long awaited Archer + Alder variation! I was hoping to get some photos of it on but the weather here in Chicago has not been cooperating at all so here we have it on a form in the studio. Modeled photos to come but for now, click below to […]

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  • Alder Sewalong: Schedule & Badge

    Well! As of Tuesday night I’m still operating out of boxes and am still coughing like crazy so I’m going to have to start the official sew along on Monday. I hope you guys aren’t too upset but I really want to make it good and only knowing where 25% of my supplies are isn’t […]

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  • Archer Appreciation Finale

    Archer Appreciation Shirts from Grainline Studio on Vimeo. December 2013 was Archer Appreciation Month! So many amazing Archers were sewn, I’ve gathered them all into this video. I think I counted about 80 or so Archers, totally mind blowing to me, and they’re all so beautiful and unique! There are plenty  more views of each […]

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  • Finished Garment | Chambray Archer

    Remember that Archer Sew Along where I showed you how to make your very own shirt but then never showed mine? Here it is complete with semi-drunken looking facial expressions! Yay! I really need to work on that part of this whole photography process. Anyway, if you can look past those, the shirt is pretty […]

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  • Alternate Archer Pocket

    Sorry this took so long guys, it’s been a wild and crazy week. I turned 31 on Saturday and ooh boy it was an odd feeling. Anyway, I’m back and ready to show you how to make the pocket I used on my Sleeveless Archer. In order to make this pocket the way I did […]

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  • A Liberty Lawn Archer

    While adding things to my Kollabora profile this weekend I realized that I never posted this Liberty Lawn Archer I made over the winter. Oops! I actually have a pretty huge backlog of finished garments I need to post that haven’t even been photographed but we’ll deal with that later. Anyway…this Archer was made with […]

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  • Archer Variation No. 1

    I’m so excited to share the first Archer Button Up Shirt variation – sleeveless! I’ve been planning these variations for so long it feels great to get them done and wear them. We went over to the Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, BC to take some photos next to the giant rhododendron bushes growing there. […]

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  • Archer Sew Along | Day 8 | Attaching the Yoke – Method 2

    Archer Sew Along | Inserting a Yoke | Method 2 from grainline on Vimeo. Today we’re going to talk about the second method for attaching a yoke, this method has a bit of tricksy pinning/stitching but it’s just as easy as the other method and everything is sewn up by machine in a few steps. […]

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  • A Green Silk Crepe de Chine Archer

    Have you guys ever worn anything made from washed silk crepe de chine? It feels like pajamas but you look like you dressed up, I highly recommend it. I love the versatility of this pattern, I think it looks just as good in silk as it does in plaid flannel cotton, which is very exciting […]

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  • A Plaid Flannel Archer

    [all photos by Julia Stotz] Welp, first up on the Archer Show & Tell Show is this plaid flannel version. If you know me in real life, you know I’m usually found wearing one of two things – a red plaid flannel button up shirt or a ratty grey zip up hoodie and if you’re […]

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  • Archer Sew Along?

    Dudes, THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone for the super kind response to the new pattern! Archer is my favorite pattern to date and I’m so glad that you guys are excited about it too! As I’ve been reading through comments and tweets, etc. I’ve noticed a theme, people seem excited but sort of nervous […]

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  • The Button Up Refashion Swap

    So a few weeks ago I got an email from Miranda of One Little Minute asking if I would be interested in participating in a refashion swap with some other lovely ladies in which we would refashion the classic button down shirt into something new for another participant. Well you know how many refashions I […]

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