Monthly Archives: May 2013

Stash Couture Shirtdress

I’m sure I am not alone in this, but catalogs always seem to have a few items that I must have.  This shirtdress fell into that category! Silk. Strong color. Dress up or down. SOLD!  Then I saw the price.  … Continue reading

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Ohio Star: Math-Free Version. Part 1: Double HST.

I envy those quilters that can turn a perfect “scant” 1/4 inch seam. The engineer in me cannot compute the term “scant.”  Engineers use calipers.  Engineers measure 3/16″ or 7/32″ or 5.55625 millimeters, but “scant” is not in our vocabulary. … 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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