Category Archives: Tutorial

Fabric Christmas Decorations – No Sew

We just took down the Christmas Tree – early this year.  We stretch the season as long as possible. Making Christmas Ornaments is a family tradition.  These use left over Christmas fabric (see note on fabric at end of post.) … 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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Stash Couture Cabled Hat

Cables in a knitting project add a bit of fun! It is always fascinating to watch how a few twists of the stitches produce beautiful Aran patterns. This Stash Couture hat includes four different cables that work in heavy (green) … Continue reading

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Instant Blouse – Just add fabric…

Well, maybe not Instant. No zippers.  No buttons.  Custom fit. In about 90 minutes! Blouses seem to be following the plesiosaur into extinction. Good thing there is a Pattern Stash! The pattern selected was Vogue 8392. The wide neckline of … Continue reading

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Another Fair Isle Slouch – 3 color rows.

Destashification has its positives and negatives. Knitting up the available yarn falls into both categories! By the third Fair Isle Slouch hat (which were preceded by 2 striped hats and 2 cabled hats), yardage of contrasting colors had started to … Continue reading

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The Destashification Fair Isle Slouch Hat

What to knit with small amounts of color coordinated yarn when stripes no longer fulfill the need for artistic expression? More Slouch Hats – but this time with a Fair Isle pattern. I am told that knitting Fair Isle patterns … Continue reading

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