Category Archives: Repurpose

Tilton Tunic goes to college…

Vogue 8876 is another pattern with interesting lines from Marcy Tilton. I d0 not need a dress – I do need another logo top – with longer sleeves. The cold season has descended and all the previously sewn sleeveless and … Continue reading

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Vogue 8817 Logo Top

Logo T-shirts are rarely (OK, never)  included on the “must have” fashion list.  Yet, we know supporting our children’s endeavors is important, so Logo T-shirts full our closets! I have been revising Logo T-shirts into more flattering options for more … Continue reading

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Two hundred+ Ties

A family member collected over 200 ties while working as a FBI agent.  After he  retired, the ties were forwarded my way to create a quilt. Most of the ties were 1980s and 1990s vintage. If you were not around … Continue reading

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Even Simpler Secure Luggage Tags

Secure and Simple:  The best type of Luggage Tag! Because the tag is made to hang closed, your personal information is not available while traveling! All that is required for this very simple (and secure) luggage tag is: Fabric Scrap … Continue reading

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Luggage Tags: Stash Couture and Secure

Travel and security seem almost synonymous anymore. Yet it was surprising to learn that all those beautiful open-faced fabric luggage tags are of concern as they show personal information. So today’s post is a tutorial for making secure fabric luggage … Continue reading

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Dorm Room Pillows

“I’ve decided to change the colors of my room.” Words that make every Destashifying Mother smile and head to the sewing room. “No more purple and teal.   I think I want blue and yellow.  Send me my blue comforter … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Ties Pillows

When Grandpa passed, his ties became a quilt for his daughter, but there were small scraps left over. When fabric has a sentimental value, a project can be found for even the smallest scraps. The long narrow pieces of fabric … Continue reading

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