Category Archives: Crazy Quilting

How to Make Those Faces

Beaded Face Cabochons add just the right embellishment to purses and jackets.  The beading options are endless! This post outlines the steps to create a basic beaded face cabochon. Start with a polymer clay face.  They are simple to make … Continue reading

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Another Destashification Prom Purse

This Prom Purse was the Original Destashification Prom Purse.  Fabrics and trims from The Stash were combined in this prototype. The brown/blue/yellow colorway was inspired by one of the fabrics and the rest just fell into place. After it was … Continue reading

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The Purse d’Resistance – Stash Couture

A Stash Couture summer handbag – with embellishment for fun! The Stash provided the fabric, the embellishments and even the snaps! The pattern was a modified Indygo Junction Streetcar Bag.  The flap just called out for embellishment – and the … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Prom Purse

Beautiful Dress, Beautiful Daughter, Beautiful Shoes… But the Prom Purse, small and lightweight – just a cell phone, the ticket, and make-up for the touch ups, – is a true necessity for such an event. The dress was navy, the … Continue reading

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RE-Kindled

The Kindle required a cover that: Providing cushioning while in the Purse. FIT! Was Stash Couture! An earlier attempt met Requirement #1, but its remake no longer met Requirement #2 – so it was not too useful! Crazy Quilting is … Continue reading

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Workout Wear goes Stash Couture in 2 hours!

A very plain white zip-up french terry cover-up becomes couture courtesy of “The Stash”. This Sun Face motif was placed across the upper back of the cover-up. The center is a simple purple and gold polymer clay sun face made … Continue reading

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Let the Destashification Begin!

I, like many needleartists (love that term!), have an embarrassingly enormous stash of  fabric/yarn/beads/sewing notions! Bins in the Garage! Drawers in the Dining Room! Baskets on the Shelves! Patterns Galore! “Forgot I had that’s” in undisclosed locations I have had … Continue reading

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