• Lexi's Tie Front Alder Shirt | Grainline Studio Lexi’s Tie Front Alder Shirt

    After planning out her 2019 Summer Style Inspiration Pinterest board, Lexi got down to work on bringing her seasonal wardrobe to life. She made this Tie Front Alder Shirt out of a delicate, slightly sheer vintage fabric she had in her stash. To make this summery top, she modified the Front Bodice pattern piece of [...] Continue Reading
  • Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi

    Hi everyone, it's Lexi. Summer is upon us here in Chicago, with much warmer temps and LOTS of humidity. It has me feeling like I'm in the tropics rather than Illinois! In order to truly feel like perpetual summer vacation on a tropical island, my wardrobe needs some help! Usually I wear most of my [...] 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
  • Design Details: Sculptural Pleats | Grainline Studio Design Details: Sculptural Pleats

    One of my favorite things to do on Pinterest is collect images of inspirational design details on a board, appropriately titled Design Details. Every now and then I scroll back through to see what I've been subconsciously collecting a lot of and this time I noticed a lot of images of sculptural pleats. Some of [...] Continue Reading
  • My Fall '18 Knitting Plans | Grainline Studio My Fall ’18 Knitting Plans

    I've got the windows open at home while I work and that can only mean one thing - it's time to plan my fall knitting & sewing! This is pretty much my favorite time of year so I'm always super excited to plan for it. I've honestly had these plans figured for a while, but [...] Continue Reading
  • Felix Women's Sewing Pattern PDF Download | Pattern Inspiration | Grainline Studio Felix Dress Inspiration

    All images from our Felix Inspiration Pinterest Board Now it's time to get your Felix Dress inspiration flowing with some RTW images! When designing the Felix I wanted an easy dress that I could wear day to day and feel put together but still be comfortable. For me that means loose, floaty, something that doesn't [...] Continue Reading