• 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
  • Willow Tank Variation 03: Gathered Waist Dress Willow Variation 03: Gathered Waist Dress

    We have another pattern modification available for you today that we're happy to finally be sharing. Jen made this gathered waist Willow Tank Dress over a year ago, but she hadn't gotten around to photographing it. After seeing a similar version pop-up on social media a few weeks ago, she was reminded of the dress [...] Continue Reading
  • Five Basic Embroidery Stitches | Grainline Studio Five Basic Embroidery Stitches

    Earlier this week we shared some embroidery inspiration in the form of these two embroidered Lark Tees. Today, we're circling back and breaking down five basic embroidery stitches with step by step instructions! Here are the five stitches you'll be learning today: Back Stitch: This stitch can be used for straight lines, curved lines, and [...] Continue Reading
  • Uniform Tunic Modification 01: Uniform Shirt | Grainline Studio Uniform Tunic Modification 01: Uniform Shirt

    Today, we're sharing two of our favorite, incredibly simple, modifications that transform the Uniform from tunic to shirt! These quick adjustments increase the number of options this incredibly versatile pattern offers. The Uniform Shirt is the perfect alternative for you if you don't think of yourself as a tunic person. Please note that you will [...] Continue Reading
  • How To: Make Your Own Bias Tape | Grainline Studio How To: Make Your Own Bias Tape

    Whether you're following along with our Stowe Sew-Along or want to make your own bias tape for another project, this tutorial is for you! We'll walk you through the steps involved in cutting and folding your own bias tape as we do it here in the studio. If you have any questions just let us [...] Continue Reading