Category Archives: Sewing for a Teenager

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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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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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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Destashification Scarf Hanger

Such an Issue…. Many scarves sewn up using Stash Fabrics and the DD’s Infinity Scarf Directions – and no place to hang them. Stash to the Rescue. Materials: 4 – 5 foot long piece of 3″ – 4″ wide ribbon. … Continue reading

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Animal Hats

When the cold wind blows – its time to wear a hat…but not a boring hat! The Stash contains small pieces of fleece left over from other projects. After a web search for ideas, these animal hats were sewn. Many … 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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