• Carolyn Friedlander Weekend at Fancy Tiger Crafts | Grainline Studio Carolyn Friedlander Weekend at Fancy Tiger Crafts

    I know most of you are just here for the garment sewing tips, but I really think my knitting and quilting combine with garment sewing to make me better at all three. I also think that learning something new, even if it's not directly related to garment sewing, is a great way to keep your [...] Continue Reading
  • Life Lately v04 | Nani Iro Quilt | Grainline Studio Life Lately v.04

    Remember the good old days of blogging where I used to overshare all the time? Well they’re back! Sort of. It’s been a long and strange road navigating Grainline from where it started in 2009 as a small personal blog, to the full grown business with employees it is today. During that time I gradually […]

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  • Handmade Everyday: My Four Winds Quilt

    We talk a lot about handmade wardrobes over here since we’re in the wardrobe business, but we also love having handmade items in our home as well, so I thought I’d share my recently finished Four Winds Quilt on the blog today. After we moved and went from a full to queen sized bed our […]

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  • Tamarack: Assembling your Quilted Pieces

    Lets talk about quilting your Tamarack Jacket. For a lot of garment sewers this is going to be the most foreign part of the process unless you have some quilting experience. Fear not, we'll walk you through with ease and soon you'll be wanting to quilt all sorts of things! If you have questions about [...] Continue Reading
  • Our Extracurriculars

    Lately we have been wanting to share with you some of the projects we work on outside of the studio. We are all creatives here and are always working on something cool! I am going to start by sharing this quilt I designed and made with my Mom. She is a fiber artist as well […]

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  • Quilting Tips for the Tamarack Jacket

    I know a lot of you are mainly garment sewers and not quilters so I wanted to take a minute and talk a little bit about a few basic quilting techniques you might find useful if you're making a Tamarack Jacket, as well as a few alternative quilting options. You don't need a ton of [...] Continue Reading