One of the goals I seem to always have but never seem to stick to is that of stash-busting. I’m really good at coming up with excuses for why that pretty shiny new fabric just needs to come home with me. I’m also terrible at estimating yardage so even when I do use a fabric for its intended purpose I still end up with tons extra. Yikes.
In an attempt to remedy this situation, I went through most of my stash with my pattern collection sprawled out, made plans for each piece of fabric, and took a photo. Now I have a photo-catalogue on my phone of all my upcoming projects.
Here’s a tiny sliver of what I’ve been hoarding.
I will make a successful Anise someday. Having the right fabric for Attempt #2 should help.
Or do I want to find a different lining for my Anise and use this lovely floral piece for an Anna dress??
This dress will happen someday.
Have you guys seen Tall Sarah’s Skaterfrew? It’s gorgeous. I’m totally copying her.
This fabric has been awaiting its destiny in my stash for ages. I’ve decided it’s going to be a Renfrew (view A).
I’m thinking something like this.
I have one more piece of this terrible poly gabardine and I’m thinking of making a Laurel out of it.
I’m considering getting these printed so I can pin them on my bulletin board as a visual reminder. It’s hard to be inspired by things that are folded and hidden away.
How do you guys manage your stash-wrangling? Any and all advice is welcome.