• Introducing the Tamarack Jacket

    I think some of you may have had an idea that this was coming, but today we’re excited to unveil the newest Grainline Studio pattern, the Tamarack Jacket! I’m personally really excited about this jacket – I wore the version with wool batting nonstop when I was in Berlin and loved it, and this past week […]

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  • Alternative Cascade Yardages

    I’ve gotten an uptick in emails lately asking about specific yardage combinations for the Cascade Duffle Coat based on two of my samples, so I thought I’d share those on the blog today in case anyone else is wondering this same thing. The first yardage is for the image above, the Cascade with a contrast […]

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  • Cascade Sew-Along: Front Bands View A

    I’m showing View A in the sew along without the zipper. It feels a little less formal to me and when I’m wearing a short jacket I’m not as concerned with it closing as tightly as I am with a longer coat. To assemble the bands for View A begin by taking your interfaced bands […]

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  • Cascade Sew-Along: Making Your Own Toggle Closures

    I know a lot of you are planning on making your own toggle closures so I thought I’d slip this post in before we attach the button bands so that you’re all ready to go and can sew your toggles on straight after that step. If you need a supply list for making your own […]

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  • Cascade Sew-Along: Announcement & Schedule

    Alright, the patterns have shipped and it’s time to start the Cascade Duffle Coat Sew-Along! A lot of you have been asking me when this would start and I’m excited to dive right in. We’ll be going along with the instruction booklet, as usual, but this will give you the opportunity to sew with me and ask […]

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  • Cascade Duffle Coat Inspiration

    Today I wanted to share a little inspiration for the Cascade Duffle Coat from my Cascade Inspiration board on Pinterest. I pulled a mix of more classic styles as well as some that showcase interesting toggle applications. Duffle coats are a traditional silhouette that has really made the transition to modern style quite well, I can’t imagine […]

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