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Journal Entry

2016 in Review: Sewing Tutorials + Free Patterns

It’s the time of year to reflect and look back at what we accomplished and process things that we want to change or improve on. Improving my sewing skills is always something on my list of goals for the new … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

2016 in Review: Textile Tutorials

One of our most fun adventures in the studio in 2016 was creating, On the Surface, our textile tutorial series. There are so many techniques that you can use to customize your fabric at home. Stay tuned because there are more … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

On the Surface | Natural Dyeing

We are fastly approaching the end of summer! There are only a few weeks left. That is not going to stop us from doing some summery themed natural dyeing. Today we are going to be showing you how we made … 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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Pattern Tutorials

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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On the Surface | Potato Printing

Hey! We have an exciting new series of tutorials for you. We are going to be showing you how to design fabric using all types of surface printing techniques. We are partnering with Dharma Trading Co. aka our favorite resource … 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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Cascade Sew Along  |  Tamarack Jacket

Some of Our Favorite Coats

We did this with the Linden a little while back and thought now would be a good time to refresh everybody on some older coat posts we have done. This is a new thing we are trying to post about because … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Some of Our Favorite Lindens

Lately in the studio, we have been reminiscing about old Lindens we have made and talking about just how much use we have gotten out of our different versions. I thought today I would talk a bit about a few pervious … Continue reading

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Lark Sew Along

Get Ready for the Lark Tee Sew Along

We have been sealing and shipping orders like crazy this week! So if you ordered a Lark Tee, it shouldn’t be long before you receive it (if you haven’t already). What does that mean for us here at Grainline? It’s … Continue reading

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