Loving the Alder Shirtdress pattern by Grainline Studio

This summer I sewed the Alder Shirtdress from Grainline Studio in a soft chambray cotton with white contrast stitching.  It ended up being my favorite dress of the summer.  Now I am beginning to think of my wardrobe for a trip down south, and it was the first thing I pulled out of my closet.  … Read more

The Stowe Bag from Grainline Studio

I love this project bag by Grainline, called the Stowe Bag.  I downloaded the pdf pattern from grainlinestudio.com.  It comes in two sizes.  I made the smaller size and  I did a little ‘pattern hack’ by adding a self fabric lining.  I did this by cutting out the bag twice from the same linen fabric. Because of this, the … Read more