Author Archives: destashification

Free People-esque for $6

Love the Free People look.  Boho and comfortable! Don’t really love the prices. I came across a long ecru slub-knit top for $6.  It fit like a bag and the V-neck reached a point below my ribcage. But, it was … Continue reading

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Statuesque Shirtdress

Statuesque women deserve clothing that fits and flatters. Have Sewing Machine, will sew to fit! The Statuesque Shift Dress served as a wearable muslin.  With one minor adjustment to waist length, a shirt dress was requested. After visiting a few … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Boho Top

Is it possible to be stylish in 110+ degrees? A question asked in Phoenix every summer, where I believe “melted” is a style. The stash included two yards of an opaque green silk that must hail from the 1980’s when … Continue reading

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Do you want me to make you a dress?

Statuesque. That is the word to describe the beautiful tall women in our family. Another term might be “difficult to fit.”  Current sizing, talls included, rarely flatter statuesque women over 6 feet tall. Have patterns, will sew to fit!!! Sewing … Continue reading

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Lace Layered Top from a 60’s Wedding Dress

I was gifted a 1960s lace wedding dress.  Unfortunately, I neglected to take a picture of the dress.  It was allover horizontally-oriented lace, had a gathered waist, high neck and short puffy sleeves, much like that in the picture to … Continue reading

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More Huck Towels

Huck Embroidery is fun to do and creates beautiful towels for gifting. Different colors of embroidery threads are fed under “floats” in the toweling in geometric patterns. Red, yellow, orange and purple were used to stitch this sampler towel for … Continue reading

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Katniss Wrap

“Wait!  You can make that?  I want one!” Words any sewer or knitter wants to hear from her adult children. She attends college in the cold northwest, so scarves and hats have already been knit and (hopefully) worn. This is … Continue reading

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