• 2015 Pattern Recap: Lark Tee

    It doesn’t feel like it was that long ago that we released the Lark Tee. However, it was a pattern we had been thinking about for a long time. Last winter, we couldn’t stop talking about how neither of us could find the perfect layering tee. We would be working in the studio, tugging on […]

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  • Sew & Tell | Katie from The Creative Counselor

    Katie let us know as soon as she finished the Lark and as soon as we checked it out we knew we had to feature it as a Sew & Tell. Her finishings are outstanding and can you believe this is only the second v-neck she’s ever sewn? We love her fabric choice and how […]

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  • Lark Sew-Along: Working with Knits

    We’re here today with the first installment of the Lark Sew-Along talking a little bit about working with knits. We’re not going to touch on every aspect of working with knits since we’ll be getting into that during the sew along, but there are a few things I wanted to touch on before we get […]

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  • A Hemlock Tee Update

    I’ve got a mini-update regarding the Hemlock Tee for you today. The pattern is still one size but we’ve updated it to include illustrated instructions as well as a US/A0 copy shop pattern page. The pattern is now available as an exclusive for our Newsletter subscribers so if you’re already a subscriber you’ll be getting […]

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  • Hemlock Tee in Woven Stripes

    Occasionally I get questions about making the Hemlock Tee in woven fabrics so I thought my latest blog collaboration with Britex Fabrics would be a perfect time to showcase that yes, it is possible! The fabric I used for this project is this large print, super graphic, black and white striped silk and my goal was to make use […]

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  • Madewell Scout Variation: Pattern Tutorial

    As promised, here is the first tutorial in making the Scout Tee Madewell variation. I broke this down into two sections because it was getting pretty long as one post. For this variation tutorial you will need the following things… Scout Tee Pattern Rulers (straight and curved) Pencil Paper You can click the below images […]

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  • Pattern Tutorial | Long Sleeved Scout Variation

    Okay, are you all ready for the tutorial portion of this variation? Here we go! Crazy patterned tights are optional, you will need the Scout Tee pattern however. Figure 01 | Begin by tracing off your sleeve pattern. Draw a line from the center of the shoulder down the length you’d like your sleeve to […]

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  • Knit Scout Tutorial

    Are you guys ready for the knit Scout Tee instructions? I’ve made this tutorial using a serger for a majority of the construction but if you don’t have one, or just don’t prefer to use one, you can use a regular machine. If you are using a sewing machine rather than a serger, my recommendation […]

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  • Mood Board | Scout Knit Tee

    You guys, I’m super excited to be teaming up with Mood Fabrics for this next post. Meg contacted me a few weeks ago about a pilot program they’ve been wanting to try out where Mood teams up with independent pattern designers to create Mood boards based on a specific pattern. The idea behind this is […]

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  • Grainline Studio x Britex | Hemlock Tissue Tee Tutorial

    Have you downloaded your Hemlock Tee pattern yet? If not, head over here and grab it, if you have get ready, we’re going to sew it up really quick here. I used a serger for these tops, I think they work better with the tissue knits than a sewing machine does, but if you don’t […]

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  • Hemlock Tee Pattern [it’s free]

    Hey guys, I’ve got a little summer treat for you. It’s a free pattern for all Grainline Studio Newsletter Subscribers! We all know I’m obsessed with boxy tops and from what I’ve seen on my Instagram, you guys are too, so now we have the Hemlock Tee! This tee is a little bit different than […]

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  • Sew & Tell | Alex of When All You Need Is

    You guys, I love this Scout so much. Such a good use of the bold print and I love the placement of it. Sometimes that’s the hardest part when working with fabric like this. Okay it’s usually the hardest part and Alex nailed it! Check out what she had to say about this awesome shirt […]

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  • Scout Knit Tee Details

    I realized that I always show pretty wide shots of my finished garments and never really get into the closeup details. I took a few of the knit Scouts and thought I would share. This brings me to my question. Do you guys like seeing details of a garment up close? I do, but I […]

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  • Scout Knit Tee

    From time to time I get an email asking about making up the Scout Woven Tee in a knit fabric. I’ve seen a few people do it around the internet but having not tried it myself all I could do was refer them to one of the blogs that had done it and hope for […]

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  • Scout Inspiration & Kollabora Challenge

    I’ve gathered a little summer Scout Tee inspiration to go along with the newly announced Kollabora Scout Tee Challenge! Follow along with Wanett’s awesome sew along and upload your finished Scout by July 8th to be entered to win 3 patterns of your choice and a $25 gift card. There’ll also be a $25 Kollabora […]

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