Category Archives: Embellishment

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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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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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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Lighten Up Pillow Transformation Part 2

What do two beautiful pillows and a Bedskirt need? More pillows… All were sewn from Stash fabrics.  A 40″ remnant in a coordinating blue/bold polyester damask was just the right size for two bed pillow covers. The damask designs on … Continue reading

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Destashification Boho Top

It appears Boho Chic is “all the fashion” now.  Oddly, by definition, Boho cannot be Chic.  “Boho Chic” translates to “Non-conformist Fashion Follower”!!! All those flowing tops and dresses with the embroidered and embellished necklines – in sizes and cuts for … Continue reading

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Smocked Top for Adults

Love smocking! I feel an artistic push to experiment with smocking on more adult garments!  The “long top over leggings” look seemed promising. The muslin (actually a teal linen blend) for this experiment was completed a few months back.  For … Continue reading

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Teal Linen Top with Smocking

A yard of teal linen blend was crying out to be included in the Summer Top Series. It was selected to create a “wearable muslin” – which is a trial attempt at new pattern.  Fitting and improving design are integral … Continue reading

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