Marching Band Pillow

Marching Band Pillow

This wonderful memory pillow was created using an old marching band uniform.  I am excited to partner with a school in a fundraising...
Memory Pillows from Sweater

Memory Pillows from Sweater

A lovely client contacted me about repurposing a sweater that belonged to her mom.  She believes her great-grandfather purchased it for her mom around 1971. Other than a button missing, the sweater was in beautiful shape. My client thought it would be a good idea to...
Memory Pillows Made from Bridesmaid’s Dresses

Memory Pillows Made from Bridesmaid’s Dresses

I have a customer who asked me to make a pillow from a bridesmaid dress. She was so happy with it, she sent another one. I had not thought about repurposing a bridesmaid’s dress before, but what a great idea! Rare is the occasion to which you can wear a...
Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

I upcycled a Master’s Degree hood from my customer Amy. I didn’t take photos beforehand, but the hood has a very unusual shape and construction. Here is an example: There is a main color edging against a black background and an inside lining of several...
Mini Memory Pillow Made from Child Clothes

Mini Memory Pillow Made from Child Clothes

My customers rock, as usual! I love the new ideas they request. These sweet little keepsake pillows are made from kids’ clothes. Both have special meaning to my customer and she asked to have them made into pillows. I started with these shirts. For the pink...
Deconstructing a Varsity Jacket

Deconstructing a Varsity Jacket

A jacket, circa 1968, that belonged to my customer’s father. He was ready to get it out of the closet, but his wife was not so sure. It was tattered in spots, but was a generous size. I thought it would be fun to incorporate the leather sleeves. I barely had...