grainline, indie patterns, knit, lace, linden, tops, wool

Wool knit Linden with lace overlay

If you are visiting from Britex, welcome!  I was won over by the Linden sweatshirt, designed by fellow Guest Blogger Jen from Grainline Studios, after making it in a sporty quilted fabric.  But the wheels started turning immediately, and I felt like a lace-overlay version would take this basic wardrobe staple up a couple of… Continue reading Wool knit Linden with lace overlay

grainline, handmade wardrobe, indie patterns, knit, linden, sewing, sewing indie month, tops

Quilted Linden sweatshirt

I wasn't particularly excited about Grainline's Linden Sweatshirt pattern when it was released.  It's cool, but I don't wear too many sweatshirts, and I wasn't sure I could make it look as hip as Jen does! That all changed on my last trip over the mountain to Hart's Fabric.  I spotted this a-mazing white quilted… Continue reading Quilted Linden sweatshirt

cotton, grainline, handmade wardrobe, indie patterns, sewing, shorts, summer

Really Maritime-y shorts

I bought this lovely chambray fabric (Robert Kaufman, Nautique Chambray) because anchors! I had ideas for a skirt which never materialized, and then felt inextricably drawn to the idea of making Grainline's Maritime Shorts with it because, well, anchors.  It's kitschy, sure, but once my mind latched on to that idea, there was no going… Continue reading Really Maritime-y shorts