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Lighten Up Pillow Transformation Part 2

What do two beautiful pillows and a Bedskirt need? More pillows… All were sewn from Stash fabrics.  A 40″ remnant in a coordinating blue/bold polyester damask was just the right size for two bed pillow covers. The damask designs on … Continue reading

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Bedskirt with Wrap Around Pleats

The first Lighten Up Project was a Bedskirt. Two requirements – it needed to fall to within 1″ of the floor and hang close to the bedposts the corners (space under the bed is storage – but no need to … Continue reading

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Lighten Up Pillow Transformation 1

Nothing adds light and reflective textures to a cave better than silk damask! The first layer of pillows has been completed.  In the cave these 26″ square pillows were covered in a black/brown paisley. The Lighten Up Project has transformed … Continue reading

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Lightening Up – The Destashification Method

Brown, Black and Gold. Home Dec colors of choice 8 years ago. I now refer to that time as my “Cave Period.” … time to lighten up. I found some great blue/gold damask wallpaper to cover the dark brown area … Continue reading

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Destashification Boho Top

It appears Boho Chic is “all the fashion” now.  Oddly, by definition, Boho cannot be Chic.  “Boho Chic” translates to “Non-conformist Fashion Follower”!!! All those flowing tops and dresses with the embroidered and embellished necklines – in sizes and cuts for … Continue reading

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5891 + 8854 = One Stash Couture Shirt

The neckline of Katherine Tilton’s Butterick 5891 is my current favorite.  It has just enough more fashion to be unique! The (very) short and A-lined bodice of the top is, however, well, too short and too A-lined. Even after lengthening … Continue reading

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Smocked Top for Adults

Love smocking! I feel an artistic push to experiment with smocking on more adult garments!  The “long top over leggings” look seemed promising. The muslin (actually a teal linen blend) for this experiment was completed a few months back.  For … Continue reading

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