Category Archives: Stash Couture

Lace Layered Top from a 60’s Wedding Dress

I was gifted a 1960s lace wedding dress.  Unfortunately, I neglected to take a picture of the dress.  It was allover horizontally-oriented lace, had a gathered waist, high neck and short puffy sleeves, much like that in the picture to … Continue reading

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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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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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Silk Dupioni Tunic

The Stash contains some beautiful fabrics – including yards and yards (and yards) of silk dupioni.  I went through a “Silk? Gotta have it!” period. One piece of dupioni was just over a yard of an almost iridescent lightweight silver/teal … Continue reading

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Fit and Fabulous T-shirt Remake

It started as an Old Navy men’s XXL T-shirt.  The Cerulean Blue color caught my eye – and the $6 price tag sealed the deal. McCall’s 6747 was used for the Fit and Fabulous T-shirt.  After cutting apart the XXL … 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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