Monthly Archives: March 2011

25 Squares = 1 Movie

The Postage Stamp Quilt continues.. Piecing 25 one-inch squares proved to be the perfectly sized project for an evening. It requires just less than 2 hours, which in Destashification Time is approximately One Movie! So, 96 movies to go… The … Continue reading

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Purse Proof Kindle Cushion

I received a Kindle from my wonderful children for Christmas.  As a voracious reader, I love it!   However, I needed to make a cushioned cover to be able to carry it over hill and dale in the deep, dark recesses … Continue reading

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Destashification Postage Stamp Quilt

One hundred hand-pieced 1″ squares! 100 down, 24,000 to go….. Total time:  8 hours (for this block) That averages 5 minutes per square inch! All of these fabrics are stash fabrics. Some from my grandmother, including  (in the Close-Up) the … Continue reading

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Workout Wear goes Stash Couture in 2 hours!

A very plain white zip-up french terry cover-up becomes couture courtesy of “The Stash”. This Sun Face motif was placed across the upper back of the cover-up. The center is a simple purple and gold polymer clay sun face made … Continue reading

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Stash Couture: The Destashification Dress

Another 100% Destashification Project! The fabric, pattern, thread, interfacing (yes,interfacing) and thread were all from the stash! Apologies for the self-photograph. Fabric was a knit, content unknown.  It is not 100% cotton, perhaps some rayon, perhaps some polyester.   Pre-washed as … Continue reading

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French Braid Table Runner

Gorgeous! Speedy Rotary Cuts… No Miters… Uses small pieces of several fabrics from the Stash! Could there possibly be a project that checks all these boxes?  Yes. Yes, there is!  The Destashification French Braid Table Runner! Love it! Love it! … Continue reading

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Back from the Long Arm Quilters…

The Long Arm Quilter (a term that brings to mind a visual of a woman holding a needle and thread in the hand of one bizarrely long arm…..) set a new land speed record and finished all three of my … Continue reading

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15 yards later…

A dress Four quilts A table runner ..and plans for so much more. It was so much fun!….and I estimate I used at least 15 yards of my stash! This is the first quilt, a One Block Wonder.  The fabric … Continue reading

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