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Stash Couture Styling: Wearable “Muslin”

Prior to cutting into the silk dupioni, one needs to be sure the selected pattern will fit.  Making a “muslin” or “practicing the pattern” to identify any fit adjustments and design options is a necessity. The fabric for this “muslin” … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Styling for the MOG

Weddings!!!! A lot of fun AND a great opportunity for Stash Couture Styling!!! For the wedding, a MOG dress in a border print silk chiffon, lined with silk dupioni.  The jacket is the same dupioni, self-lined.  All fabrics from The … Continue reading

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Silk Dupioni Tunic

The Stash contains some beautiful fabrics – including yards and yards (and yards) of silk dupioni.  I went through a “Silk? Gotta have it!” period. One piece of dupioni was just over a yard of an almost iridescent lightweight silver/teal … Continue reading

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Fit and Fabulous T-shirt Remake

It started as an Old Navy men’s XXL T-shirt.  The Cerulean Blue color caught my eye – and the $6 price tag sealed the deal. McCall’s 6747 was used for the Fit and Fabulous T-shirt.  After cutting apart the XXL … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Top – Just one Shade of Grey

Grey and Black have been the colors this winter.  Grey sweaters, black leggings, grey coat…  All very comfortable, but lacking in color. By Valentine’s Day, this monochromatic issue requires attention. So, the search was on for a colorful fabric that … Continue reading

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Stash Couture version of the Anthropologie Lata Tee

Love the embellishments on these Anthropologie Lata Tee’s. Lace and calico bias binding?  The Stash has those! I thought it possible to replicate these with just a few modifications to a long sleeved t-shirt. A quick trip to Old Navy … Continue reading

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Cosmetics and Jewelry Case

My daughter actually ASKED me to make her something! She needed a cosmetic and jewelry case that would work for traveling and for the dorm room. We visited The Stash and she selected a Stars and Moon Face fabric.  A … Continue reading

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