A Trio of Lap Blankets

A Trio of Lap Blankets

A customer has a Grandma who is in hospice. She asked if I could make three memory blankets out of her Grandma’s shirts and sweaters. They are to be given to my customer’s mom and sister and one is for herself. Each blanket had a unique set of shirts, but...
Custom Seat Cushions with “The Who”

Custom Seat Cushions with “The Who”

The fun part about being a custom sewing studio is that I get to meet all kinds of interesting people and create things that they envision. I got an inquiry from a guy who saw the WHO with 5 of his buddies and got reprimanded for standing while the concert was going...
Custom Pillow

Custom Pillow

A custom pillow case I made for a customer on Makeably.  She wanted a man’s shirt with the lettering on it and a fun/bright/funky border.  That can be a challenge when you are limited by time!  I appliqued the letters on in a contrast orange and added a tiny...
Holy Sewing – Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Holy Sewing – Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Sewing seems holy to me when I am creating items in memory of someone.  I don’t always know details. In this case, I was asked to create three memory pillows from a dad’s shirts. I do know these will be for three very young children and my heart just aches...
Monday Inspiration – Make for Good

Monday Inspiration – Make for Good

‘Tis the season for giving. In all the hustle and bustle of shopping for family and friends, you might want to extend your giving beyond your circle. If you are looking for a unique way to give this season, please check out Makeably’s “Make for...