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...
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...
Vintage Tie and Hanky Quilt

Vintage Tie and Hanky Quilt

Since Instagram is like microblogging, I wrote a post to share some of my notes on making this amazing vintage tie and hanky quilt.  I wasn’t aware that there was a character limit and I quickly exceeded it.  I had to move my additional writing to the comments. ...
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...
Parade Pride Blanket

Parade Pride Blanket

It’s that time of year!  When Clevelander’s are going a bit stir crazy from lack of sunshine. According to this website Cleveland is the 5th cloudiest US city!  According to the Weather Channel, we are also one of the dreariest cities. So when we have an...