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...
Baby Clothes Memory Quilt Blanket – Gift for a Wife

Baby Clothes Memory Quilt Blanket – Gift for a Wife

I have searched for a blog post on this blanket twice in the past few weeks and can’t find it! I don’t think I ever shared this blanket. Perhaps because it was a Mother’s Day gift commissioned by the recipient’s husband. Well, some more sweet...
DIY Sweatshirt Pillow Tutorial

DIY Sweatshirt Pillow Tutorial

I made this sweatshirt pillow for a customer and thought I’d share how I made it. Follow along using the photos. All you need is your sweatshirt, a size 16 stretch needle and a 32 oz bag of polyfil! Steps: 1. Even out the sweatshirt top and bottom. 2. Stitch...
DIY Backpack Memory Pillow

DIY Backpack Memory Pillow

I am becoming a “junk lady.” Since I love to upcycle, family and friends give me old stuff to see if I can create something. Well, my daughter’s friend gave me her old backpack. I used the contest as a springboard to create a pillow. One that not...