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Destashification Climbing Leaves Scarf – Free Pattern

The opportunity to knit presented itself over the last few days, so I was able to finish up a scarf I had been working on. The center section of the scarf is a Destashification Modification of a large leaf pattern … Continue reading

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The Jetson’s Dress

Sewing a dress for my son’s wedding “required” practicing with a few muslins.  This one was the first – just to see if the pattern would fit sans adjustments. The pattern seems almost tunic-like, which I did not want, but … Continue reading

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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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