Category Archives: Sewing for a Teenager

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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From Beige to Better. Stash Couture Skirt.

This Stash Fabric does not seem to have much to offer. It is, well, beige. A whole lotta beige. However – it does have promise…It is stretch linen.  Even when beige, stretch linen has promise. Perhaps if a Stash Print … Continue reading

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SOS: Save Our Shorts!

We all have them. That one pair of shorts (or pants) that fit “just right.”  The waistband is not too tight, nor is it too high or too low. We wear them around the house, maybe to the mailbox, possibly … Continue reading

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Stripes Quilted with Bubbles

The “I Can’t Sew a Straight Line Quilt” enjoyed its stay at the Long Armed Quilter. With less than 24 hours to wheels up for a trip to  visit the daughter whose claim of not being able to sew a … Continue reading

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Never Too Old for Trick or Treat!

My 20-something daughter and her friends still enjoy Halloween. No Fairy Princess costumes for them – they wanted a more modern look. So Ipods it was! We used our older-than-technology-should-be ink jet printer to print the “screen” and the controller … Continue reading

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Squares and Stripes Quilt Pattern

I received a few requests for the pattern I developed for the Quilt Top for my daughter. Although Squares and Stripes is the obvious name for this quilt, it might be considered a Goldilocks Quilt. The first attempt was the … Continue reading

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As Ye Sew, So Shall Ye Rip

Persons who sew know that feeling of “something is just not right.” It might be the colors, it might be the design, it might be a combination – but we know we are not happy with some aspect. Oh, we … Continue reading

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MMQ: Final Block and Sashing

The 16th and final block for the MMQ is a simple 1″ square in the middle of the 4″ center design block. This block is “A Square in a Square in a Square!” Once all 16 squares are complete – … Continue reading

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