• Yates Inspiration | Grainline Studio Yates Style Inspiration

    Today I want to share a little inspiration for your Yates Coats pulled from my Yates Inspiration board on Pinterest, starting with these pink beauties above! I saw a few people on Instagram mention having pink coating at the ready and I'm right there with them. Our sew-along coat is made from a dusty pink [...] Continue Reading
  • Yates Coat | Grainline Studio Introducing the Yates Coat!

    Today I have our first pattern release of 2018 for you: the Yates Coat! One of my favorite type of garments to make is outerwear — I love being able to really tuck into a large project like a coat. The feeling when you're done is so rewarding because not only is it an extremely [...] Continue Reading
  • 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 [...] Continue Reading
  • 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 [...] Continue Reading
  • 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 [...] Continue Reading
  • 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 [...] Continue Reading