Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

I have recently been working with several schools for fundraising events.  I am currently working on marching band uniforms and cheer leading uniforms. It has been a fun and creative challenge. I typically make pillows with them.  But I also used the uniform pants to...
Plaid Button Down Shirt Quilt Blanket

Plaid Button Down Shirt Quilt Blanket

A local client arrived at my home with eleven plaid button down shirts  that belonged to her late grandfather.  She asked if I could create a special gift that she could give to her grandmother, who had lost him about three months prior. I send customers to my...
Sunburst Tie Quilt

Sunburst Tie Quilt

I realized I never blogged about this necktie quilt. My client wanted to create a wall hanging in a sunburst motif.  I checked Pinterest and went to work. Using the size she desired, I laid the ties out on the floor, loosely alternating them in length. I then...
Upcycled Vintage Dress Bolster Pillow

Upcycled Vintage Dress Bolster Pillow

What could be more sweet than a bolster pillow made from an old dress? My neighbor asked me to create a memory pillow using a dress she wore as a young girl. The dress was about 40 years old. She suggested a bolster that her daughter could use. This was not a rush...
Upcyled Bridesmaid’s Dresses and Disney Nursery Curtains

Upcyled Bridesmaid’s Dresses and Disney Nursery Curtains

I was thrilled to work on this project!  First, it added a bit of color into a long, dreary, cold and damp Cleveland “spring.” Second, there is a lot of sentiment wrapped up into this blanket! And, third, piano key borders make me happy! My customer sent...