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 Totes from Shirts and Air Force Garrison Cap

Memory Totes from Shirts and Air Force Garrison Cap

I had an incredible opportunity to create some unique memory items using clothing from my client’s father and brother. She sent me the clothes and we hashed out four bags to make for four different women in her life (including herself!). This first design was...
Quilted Wall Hanging Made from Baby Clothes

Quilted Wall Hanging Made from Baby Clothes

I am grateful for the amazing ideas brought to me by my customers. It pushes me to try new things! In this case, my customer had some baby clothes she wanted made into a quilt. But this quilt would be a wall hanging. It was based on wall stickers she had in her...
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...
Hockey Jersey Tote

Hockey Jersey Tote

It seems like a good time to share a hockey jersey tote, right? It’s Christmas in July! Actually, it’s hard to believe that we will be entering another season of hockey soon. I made this hockey tote as a gift back in December. It’s a large...
DIY T Shirt Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

DIY T Shirt Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

  My home sewing studio is about 10 years old. I am trying to refresh it a bit. I’ve had these framed, leaf butterflies on the wall for a long time. While stumbling through some of the supplies in my closet, out fell three embroidery hoops I purchased at...