Mother’s Day Present – Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote

Mother’s Day Present – Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote

A custom, upcycled sweatshirt tote for a customer to give to her mother-in-law for Mother’s Day. I turned the hand-warmer pocket on its side for an outside pocket.  I also added a lining and a patch pocket on the inside. If I had a large studio, I would love to...
Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

I’m putting myself out here today to share with you one of my simple pleasures. (How bad is it that a seamstress hasn’t repaired the holes in her sweater?) I wore through an old cabled cardigan that my husband bought me after tons of use. This one, which...
Beach Bags for Bridesmaids

Beach Bags for Bridesmaids

I shipped off this collection of oversized beach totes to a bride-to-be as gifts for her bridesmaids. I was surprised to get the order because I get a lot of inquiries for six bags. I spend a lot of time offering fabric suggestions and quotes. Typically, I don’t...
Memory Pillows

Memory Pillows

I was thrilled that my customer shared this photo with me. I sewed up quite a few memory pillows using her father’s shirts so she could give them to her mom and family members for Easter. I hope these pillows bring a bit of joy and tangible memory for all of...
Baby Blanket using T Shirts and Old Receiving Blanket

Baby Blanket using T Shirts and Old Receiving Blanket

I’m attending a baby shower for my cousin’s daughter this weekend. I’m so excited to give them this baby blanket! They know about the blanket, but I think it will still be fun for them to see how it came together! Dad is the oldest of 9 kids, I...