• A Felix Dress with Waist Ties | Grainline Studio A Felix Dress with Waist Ties

    Every time we wear a Felix Dress we're reminded of the secret magic of this pattern and dress. If you've sewn the Felix before you may have had similar sentiments - wearing this dress feels like wearing air. The loose fitting, billowy silhouette lends itself to comfort without sacrificing style which is what we've been [...] Continue Reading
  • Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Aimee | Grainline Studio Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Aimee

    There was a collective, "We're so happy summer is finally here! ... Wait, how are we halfway through the year already?," moment in the studio this week. I personally look forward to the summer season every year, but once it arrives I often end up feeling intimidated by how quickly it's passing by. In an [...] Continue Reading
  • Using Thread Chains To Keep Bra Straps In Place | Grainline Studio Using Thread Chains To Keep Bra Straps In Place

    A few years ago we talked about our love of thread chains in the studio and how useful they are when you want to keep two layers of fabric together loosely. Today we'll show you how we use thread chains to keep bra straps in place under sleeveless garments like our Alder Shirtdress, Hadley Top, Farrow [...] Continue Reading
  • My Felix Dresses | Grainline Studio My Felix Dresses

    Pattern: Felix Dress Fabric: April Rhodes for Art Gallery Fabric Content: Rayon Size Made: 8 Necklace: Tiro Tiro Shoes: Bryr Clogs It's been a hot minute since I posted a garment I've made here so I'm excited to get back to it! Kicking off my return to blogging this type of thing are my Felix [...] Continue Reading
  • Felix Sew-Along: Hems | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Hems

    Alright, today is the last day in the Felix Sew-Along and we’ll be hemming our dresses! Hemming the dress is pretty much exactly the same as hemming the sleeves so you may have already done this on your own, but if not here’s the scoop! Begin by pressing up the hem 1/4″, then 1/4″ again […]

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  • Felix Sew-Along: Sleeveless | Grainline Studio Felix Sew-Along: Sleeveless

    Today we'll be using a bias facing to finish the armholes of the sleeveless version of the Felix Dress. If you've done this before or followed our flat bias facings tutorial you're probably an old pro. If this is the case, just make a note that the seam allowance for attaching the bias facing to [...] Continue Reading