Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Tablecloth and a Shower Curtain..

A Table Cloth and a Shower Curtain. They combine for more than 5 yards of Raymond Waites fabric! The colors were perfect for my son’s bedroom.  They coordinated with the greyblue/green dupioni from The Stash that will be used to … Continue reading

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The Purse d’Resistance – Stash Couture

A Stash Couture summer handbag – with embellishment for fun! The Stash provided the fabric, the embellishments and even the snaps! The pattern was a modified Indygo Junction Streetcar Bag.  The flap just called out for embellishment – and the … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Prom Purse

Beautiful Dress, Beautiful Daughter, Beautiful Shoes… But the Prom Purse, small and lightweight – just a cell phone, the ticket, and make-up for the touch ups, – is a true necessity for such an event. The dress was navy, the … Continue reading

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Stash Couture for Father’s Day

Small motor skills may diminish in one’s hands after 75 years of serving one’s country and working to provide for one’s family. However, dignity should not diminish with age… A small gift for one who has given so much…. Based … Continue reading

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The Destashification Make-Up Bag: Finishing Touches

Another zipper, a few seams and the Make-Up Bag is done! Part X (I lost count) The Zipper: 1.  Find the center point of the longer zipper (lengthwise).  Mark it with a pin. 2.  Match the zipper centerpoint with the … Continue reading

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Destashification Make-Up Bag, Part 3: The ZIPPER!

 Z-I-P-P-E-R A great scrabble word. But putting one in a project can stop some needleartists in mid-seam!  The second side of the lining of the Destashification Make-Up Bag has a zippered pocket. But relax…it is sewn in without basting, tears, … Continue reading

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Another Tutorial: Destashification Make-Up Bag, Part 2

Now that the quilting of the exterior is complete, it is time to move onto the interior of the Destashification Make-Up Bag. Part C:  Cutting/Sewing the Lining Pieces and Vertical Seamed Pocket 1.  Cut one lining “fat mushroom” in the … Continue reading

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