Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Grainline Studio Linden



I've been binge listening to Sewing Out Loud as I work and Zede and Mallory inspired me to try stretch fabric and thread.  The only stretch fabric I had in was a bright red velour that I bought in Copenhagen to make a dress for Miss Belle when she was a baby, that was 11 years ago and I've always been scared of it!  I had a go at a Grainline Linden, gotta love a raglan,  and was chuffed with the results, more stretch thread will be ordered.


I've also been stitching away at shop makes, I was going for a heavy duty canvas theme.  Glorious bright yellow, perfect for these dreary days.





A vintage French indigo canvas that feels rubbery but doesn't look it but I suppose it's the waterproofing treatment, a beautiful woven canvas.


Of course a bit of Marimekko oilskin.


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