Category Archives: Beginner Sewing Projects

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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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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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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Valentine’s Top – Just one Shade of Grey

Grey and Black have been the colors this winter.  Grey sweaters, black leggings, grey coat…  All very comfortable, but lacking in color. By Valentine’s Day, this monochromatic issue requires attention. So, the search was on for a colorful fabric that … Continue reading

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Stash Couture version of the Anthropologie Lata Tee

Love the embellishments on these Anthropologie Lata Tee’s. Lace and calico bias binding?  The Stash has those! I thought it possible to replicate these with just a few modifications to a long sleeved t-shirt. A quick trip to Old Navy … Continue reading

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Another “Cool Mom” Team Logo T-shirt

Our children’s activities provide many pleasures – and innumerable logo T-shirts. Logo t-shirts are rather shapeless and, well, none too flattering. The original Logo T-shirt remake included an empire waist and a surplice top. Tunics with side seam inserts like … Continue reading

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The DD 2-Seam Infinity Scarf Tutorial

The DD (Daughter of Destashifier), enjoys sewing gifts.  She developed the Stash Couture Infinity Scarf for Christmas gifts this year. She sewed this beautiful scarf for me using a purple burnout fabric which has been in The Stash for years. … Continue reading

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