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Back in Stock – Lark, Willow & Portside

Just a heads up that the Willow, Lark and Portside printed patterns are back in stock in the shop!

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Making for Others

I’m currently making a sweater for my husband Jon as part of the Fringe and Friends KAL and it’s gotten me thinking. Usually when I’m making something it’s either for myself or for my sister, which is really about the … Continue reading

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Hemlock Variation 01: Split Hem Sweater

As promised in our last post today I have instructions on how to make your own Hemlock pattern with side splits! It’s really very easy so you’ll have one of your own in no time. For this tutorial you’ll need the … Continue reading

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Jen’s Fall ’16 Wardrobe: Hemlock Sweater

It’s been quite a while since I did a wardrobe style post – and after a long absence it’s a bit hard to get back into writing them (and posing for them for that matter)! If you read our blog … Continue reading

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Jen’s Fall Wardrobe Plans

After studying my wardrobe mood board from last week and really thinking about the current state of my closet, I spent the weekend planning my fall wardrobe plans. I’m taking part in Slow Fashion October this month on my personal Instagram … Continue reading

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Fall Style Inspiration – Sarah

I can’t wait for the leaves to start changing, because when they do it means it’s time for my favorite outfits to come out! They were packed up under my bed all summer and now it’s time for them to … Continue reading

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Sprout Patterns x The Grainline Crew!

A couple of weeks ago each of us here at Grainline chose a kit from Sprout Patterns to sew up! Jen and Lexi both made the Alder Shirtdress and I made a set of Lakeside Pajamas. We are all really jazzed about how our … Continue reading

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Jen’s Fall / Winter ’16 Wardrobe Inspiration

[image sources] The nights are getting longer and the weather is finally starting to turn cool, which can only mean one thing…fall is here! There’s nothing I love more than wardrobe planning for my favorite season, the season of long … Continue reading

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Archer + Alder Version 02

Today I’ll be walking you through another version of combining the Alder and Archer patterns to create a dress. If you remember, we posted the first Alder + Archer variation shortly after the Alder was released. That version used the … Continue reading

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Teaching at Craft South!

Our blog has been down for quite a bit so I haven’t had a chance to tell you that I’ll be teaching at Craft South next weekend! I’m really excited about this class, we’ll be learning how to measure, draft, … Continue reading

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