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Silk Twill Tank Top with Subtle Smocking

The flowy silk used for the Shadow Embellished Silk Top was not the first fabric I cut out for the top.  Initially I had selected a crisper silk twill in a paler lavender. Not wanting to return the cut fabric … Continue reading

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The DD 2-Seam Infinity Scarf Tutorial

The DD (Daughter of Destashifier), enjoys sewing gifts.  She developed the Stash Couture Infinity Scarf for Christmas gifts this year. She sewed this beautiful scarf for me using a purple burnout fabric which has been in The Stash for years. … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag Bag Tutorial. Part 5: Securing lining to Bag.

The bag sits nicely.  The zipper works well. It just needs a lining. Which is already constructed – it just needs to be secured to the inside of the Bag! Holding lining still inside-out, place it into outer bag. The … 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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Beaded Scarf

Beaded yarn is something to drool over!  Beautiful, but with a price in excess of $40 for 100 yards, it is prohibitively expensive. “I could make that for a fraction of the cost!”  (A comment every needleartist has made at … Continue reading

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How to Make Those Faces

Beaded Face Cabochons add just the right embellishment to purses and jackets.  The beading options are endless! This post outlines the steps to create a basic beaded face cabochon. Start with a polymer clay face.  They are simple to make … Continue reading

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Destashification Table Runner – The Tutorial

It’s October. Time for candy corn (best candy ever!) and now that  the costumes are done – time to think about sewing gifts for the holidays. With rotary cutting, straight seaming, foundation piecing, and endless color possibilities, the Destashification Table … Continue reading

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Destashification Mystery Project

Simple to make. Excellent use of fabric from The Scrap Stash. It is approximately 3″ by 5″…..and is very useful. Any guesses?        

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Carry-on luggage – An Engineered Stash Couture Project

My computer is not feeling well.  It has a virus or two or more.  While it is at the doctor’s, I am not able to load photos. I will be traveling cross-country by air in a few weeks.   These are … Continue reading

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Let the Destashification Begin!

I, like many needleartists (love that term!), have an embarrassingly enormous stash of  fabric/yarn/beads/sewing notions! Bins in the Garage! Drawers in the Dining Room! Baskets on the Shelves! Patterns Galore! “Forgot I had that’s” in undisclosed locations I have had … Continue reading

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