Category Archives: Scrap Couture

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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5891 + 8854 = One Stash Couture Shirt

The neckline of Katherine Tilton’s Butterick 5891 is my current favorite.  It has just enough more fashion to be unique! The (very) short and A-lined bodice of the top is, however, well, too short and too A-lined. Even after lengthening … 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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Butterick 6101 – Looks so nice on the Model!

Love the Tilton sister’s designs… all of them.  I think The Pattern Stash contains every pattern they have ever designed.  The designs force me to step outside my rather straight-laced comfort zone. Katherine Tilton’s Butterick 6101 looked so comfortable and … Continue reading

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Search for the Perfect Knit Top: Attempt 1.

T-shirts are, well, not complimentary. They are boxy and have a neckline that may have worked for Dennis The Menace, but has never been included in a list of “fashion musts” or “this spring’s runway styles.” But knit fabrics do … Continue reading

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SLS Summer Top Series 4

Does anyone else feel they should set a phone reminder so as not to forget to purchase Vogue patterns when they are on sale? Missed one sale – and found another.   Which allowed my to purchase Marcy Tilton’s vest/jacket pattern … Continue reading

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