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Completed – Grainline Moss Skirt in Red Ikat

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completed / Grainline / Sewing / skirt

Hello everyone.  Sorry I’ve been so absent, there’s just a lot going on in my life right now.  In easily condensed bullet point form: I have a wedding to plan for by May next year.  Thankfully I decided to be posh and hired a planner because… I need to make my wedding dress and two bridesmaids dresses by May next year because I decided this is a good idea. I am moving in December. My contract […]

Grainline Alder Pattern Hack tutorial – removing the side darts and adding gathers

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Grainline / patternhacks / Sewing / sewing tutorials / Tutorials

I’ve got a pattern hack tutorial!  Now , I just want to say if you’re one of my readers who has never sewn before, I hope this tutorial doesn’t turn you off trying.  I just went back, looked at it, and realised it looks super daunting.  I hope this tutorial actually inspires you to take it up, because look at how much shit you can do when you make your own clothes! I’ve already talked […]

A very summery Alder Shirtdress

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dresses / Grainline / Sewing / Sewing Patterns

Finally, completed sewing posts! Who wore it better? I had been lusting over Grainline Studio’s Alder Shirtdress pattern since Jen was posting sneaky peaks on instagram ages ago.  I love a good sleeveless shirtdress and this dress was right up my alley.  I’ve already made two Alders now, and I’ve cut out two more for sewing.  So I hope you’re all ready for a lot of Alders on this blog. Pattern: Alder Shirtdress by Grainline […]

I love Grainline Archer shirts

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completed / Grainline / Sewing / shirt

  When I first started sewing, I always wondered what would be that pattern that I would use over and over again.  It’s interesting because when I first started I thought a gorgeous dress (maybe  Colette’s Hawthorn?) would be that pattern, but I was totally wrong.  It was a time when I wasn’t very clear on my style. Turns out I love button down shirts, and I’ve made 4 Grainline Archers to date.  My two most recent […]

Coco Top #2 – Red striped colourblock

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completed / Sewing / Sewing Patterns / shirt / t-shirt / Tilly and the Buttons

This is my second Coco by Tilly and the Buttons which I actually made a while ago now.  I’ve just been super lazy with completed sewing posts. This is my proudest top yet.  The whole top is made from my fabric leftover stash so super economical too. I just hate how bra straps are so visible in boatneck shirts though.  I love a good boatneck but bra straps are just tacky.   Pattern wise, most […]