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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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Stash Bohemian Bedroom

“Mom, I am moving into an apartment at college.  Can you help me decorate it?” Oh, yes.  Yes, I can. Have Stash, Will Decorate. The desk, chair, and chest of drawers were second hand.  We painted them with two greys.  … Continue reading

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Destashification Climbing Leaves Scarf – Free Pattern

The opportunity to knit presented itself over the last few days, so I was able to finish up a scarf I had been working on. The center section of the scarf is a Destashification Modification of a large leaf pattern … Continue reading

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The Jetson’s Dress

Sewing a dress for my son’s wedding “required” practicing with a few muslins.  This one was the first – just to see if the pattern would fit sans adjustments. The pattern seems almost tunic-like, which I did not want, but … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Styling: Wearable “Muslin”

Prior to cutting into the silk dupioni, one needs to be sure the selected pattern will fit.  Making a “muslin” or “practicing the pattern” to identify any fit adjustments and design options is a necessity. The fabric for this “muslin” … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Styling for the MOG

Weddings!!!! A lot of fun AND a great opportunity for Stash Couture Styling!!! For the wedding, a MOG dress in a border print silk chiffon, lined with silk dupioni.  The jacket is the same dupioni, self-lined.  All fabrics from The … Continue reading

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