Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Destashification Mystery Project Revealed with Tutorial

It will probably be used more than any other project I ever made. It is small, fits in a purse or backpack, and when closed, the contents cannot be identified. It is the Destashification Mystery Project and takes less than … Continue reading

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Arizona AC-Proof Destashification Sweater

The Arizona Desert in the summer is hot, but the AC is not.  Most buildings are air conditioned to a surprisingly cool temperature, although even 80 degrees is chilly after being in 110+ degrees. To ward off the summer indoor … Continue reading

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Destashification Mystery Project: Another Hint

The Mystery Project remains a mystery. Perhaps a picture of the interior will help identify this very useful and discrete item.

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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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Fabric Roses: How to Make

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The fabric flower embellishments include a coral rose, shown on the left side of this photo. They are simply a strip of fabric slightly gathered and rolled up. 1.  Start with a strip of fabric approximately 3″ wide by 12″ … Continue reading

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How to Make Leaves for the Fabric Flowers

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Embellishment Detail Fabric flowers are simple to make embellishments for anything from T-shirts to clutches.  A few leaves scattered among the flowers adds that extra touch to the embellishments. The leaves on the Rose Top were made from the scraps … Continue reading

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How to Make Those Fabric Flowers

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The Fabric Flowers on the Rose Top received numerous comments when I wore it out last night, so I thought I would try my first tutorial on how to make them. All of the flowers except the coral roses are … Continue reading

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A Rose by any other name…

Fabric Roses can be so beautiful. While searching through The Stash I found some small pieces of dark rose colored silks.  One was a sheer and one was a duipioni.  Neither was large enough to make a top individually, but … Continue reading

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Luggage: Stash Couture Style

Graduation was 2,000 miles away.  I needed something to carry The Stash Couture Wardrobe across the US. I had already engineered and completed the Carry-On, but the dresses and skirts would need a dress-sized garment bag. I had some pieces … Continue reading

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Striped Skirt with Embellishments

I have always loved Marcy Tilton’s Vogue Skirt Pattern (Vogue 8561).  The pattern must have been in The Stash since it was first printed.  I just could not find the perfect fabric. There is one fabric that I will break … Continue reading

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