Monthly Archives: June 2013

Embellished Purse for 40 cents

The oldest son’s wedding is the end of July. My dress is a blue-lavender lace – and gorgeous.  My shoes are ivory. Lugging a luggage bag-sized “Mom purse” would be guaranteed to ruin the outfit. Went through The Stash and … Continue reading

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Ohio Star Quilt: The Math-Free Version, Part 2.

The Ohio Star Quilt Pattern is beautiful and can be sewn Math and Frustration-Free! After finishing the Double Half-Square Triangles (DHST) from Part 1, it is time to sew up the blocks! Each Ohio Star block will require the four … Continue reading

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Triple Destashification Surplice Top

There is a Fabric Stash and a Yarn Stash and a Bead Stash.  A Button Stash, a Pattern Stash and even a Ribbon Stash. … (and a few more) but at this point that is all I am willing to … Continue reading

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Silk Summer Sweater

Silk Tweed Yarn. Beautiful forest green with flecks of blue and light green.  In The Stash for too long. The pattern selected had a beautiful leaf lace yoke but was a sleeveless top knit in a much smaller gauge.  Revising … Continue reading

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