Tag Archives: 2013 stashbusting

Random Sewing: The “Incredibly Wearable Muslin” Dress

Fabric: Blue Kona cotton broadcloth $5 Pattern: Simplicity 2246, Lisette’s Traveler dress Year: 2011 Notions: 12 buttons from stash Time to complete: Probably 9 hours First worn: To work today Wear again? Affirmative Total price: ~$5 {Note} It’s winter, so … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Zombie Deschanel” Skirt

Fabric: Dear Stella Gridlock fabric $3 Pattern: Half-circle Skirt Notions: Zipper $.50 button from stash Time to complete: Maybe 4 hours First worn: To Halloween party on Saturday Wear again? I actually think I will Total price: $3

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Random Sewing: The “Just Another Jersey” Dress

Fabric: Grey and black-dot jersey $12 from Mood Pattern: Modified Stretch & Sew 1505 Year: 1979 Notions: 2 scraps of bias tape to reinforce the shoulder seems Time to complete: Probably 6-7 hours or so. First worn: For pictures Wear … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Retro Schmetro” Dress

Fabric: Joel Dewbweey aqua herringbone cotton $10 and Robert Kaufman’s Retro Circles in grey $11 Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (minus collar, placket and sleeve ruffles) Year: 2011 Notions: aqua bias tape for the sleeves and hem from stash Time to complete: 8 … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Jessica Fletcher Is My Spirit Animal” Dress

Fabric: Pink dot cotton by Sevenberry $14, panel print cotton $13 both from Mood L.A., cotton muslin scraps from stash Pattern: Butterick 3100 Year: 1985 Notions: self-made bias tape, 1/4″ elastic, 11 buttons – all from stash Time to complete: … Continue reading

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Stashbusting for Charity

Do you have fabric in your stash that always makes you say to yourself, “Why the heck did I buy this? It’s just not me! What I’m I ever going to do with it?” Well, I have an idea for … Continue reading

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2013 Sewing Plan: The “Several New York Minutes” Dress

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 4 (project 3 is as-yet unblogged) Fabric: Floral quilting cotton $5, black cotton sateen $7 Pattern: Simplicity 4070 Year: 2006 Notions: Invisible zip $1, hem tape from stash Time to complete: About 10 hours? Four of … Continue reading

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