• Scout Tee Modification 08: Gathered Scout | Grainline Studio Scout Tee Modification 08: Gathered Scout Tee

    Our Scout Tee September series continues today with another Scout Tee pattern modification. By creating a front yoke piece, we were able to build upon our favorite element of the Scout - the flattering neckline. The resulting garment ends up being slightly more voluminous than the original, but the proportions of the yoke paired with [...] Continue Reading
  • Fabric Scrap-Busting Series: Statement Earrings | Grainline Studio Fabric Scrap-Busting Series: Statement Earrings

    It's been a little while since the last post in our scrap-busting series so we're excited to be sharing this post today! These statement earrings not only vacuum up fabric scraps, but they also make use of all of those buttons you've collected over the years that are currently languishing in a jar or drawer [...] Continue Reading
  • Scout Tee Modification 07: Tulip Back | Grainline Studio Scout Tee Modification 07: Split Back

    We established our love for split back tops back in 2013 when we released our Lakeside Pajama set, but for some reason we've never transferred that design detail over to any of our other patterns until now! This is a fairly simple pattern modification that slightly alters the shape of the final garment, the A-line [...] Continue Reading
  • Scout Tee Modification 06: Cuffed Elbow Length Sleeves Scout Tee Modification 06: Cuffed Elbow Length Sleeves

    The simplicity of the Scout Tee makes it a wonderful canvas for creativity, and it's why we're so excited to be featuring it all month long. We previously wrote about the measurements you'll want to take, full bust adjustments, and how important muslins can be on the path to a successful garment. Now, that we [...] Continue Reading
  • How To Sew and Turn Spaghetti Straps | Grainline Studio How To Sew and Turn Spaghetti Straps

    When you ask sewists what skills or particular techniques they dislike, you're likely to get varied responses. But if you specifically ask them about their experience making spaghetti straps, you're likely to hear shared stories of resigned frustration. Whether you're new to sewing, or someone with years of experience, it can be challenging to turn [...] Continue Reading
  • 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