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Stash Bohemian Bedroom

“Mom, I am moving into an apartment at college.  Can you help me decorate it?” Oh, yes.  Yes, I can. Have Stash, Will Decorate. The desk, chair, and chest of drawers were second hand.  We painted them with two greys.  … Continue reading

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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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