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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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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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Pattern Tutorials  |  Willow Tank Dress

Willow Variation 01: Cropped Tank

Today I’m going to talk about turning the Willow Tank into a cropped top! Typically when lengthening or shortening a pattern piece you’ll want to use the lines marked on the pattern. When shortening the Willow into a crop however, we … Continue reading

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Crew BBQ

Hey guys! We had a really fun Grainline Studio backyard bbq in Chicago today! The weather was beautiful… feels good to finally say that! We ate some delicious watermelon, pie and sausages. To protect our awesome outfits we collaborated with … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along  |  Pattern Tutorials  |  Sewing Tutorials

Archer Pleated Popover Variation Tutorial

Back when we introduced the Archer Popover Variation Pack we had a lot of people interested in a tutorial on how to put a pleat at the bottom of the center front placket. Today we’re going to show you how to … Continue reading

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Pattern Tutorials  |  Sewing Tutorials  |  Tips & Tricks

Best of 2015: Variations and Tutorials

Have you noticed we have a theme going this December? We have spent this last month of 2015 talking a lot about the patterns we have put out, our personal makes, and what’s been a hit on the blog. To … Continue reading

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Lark Sew Along  |  Pattern Tutorials

Lark Variation Three: Colorblock Top

Today I’ve got our third Lark Tee variation for you, and this one is a classic colorblock tee. You can see our previous variations here and here if you happened to miss those. This variation has a lot of potential for … Continue reading

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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… … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Pattern Tutorial | Full Length Kat Variation

Turning the Kat Dress into a floor length dress without colorblocking like this version is really pretty easy. As far as the bodice you’re going to use the four lining pieces not only for the bodice lining, but for the … Continue reading

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