Memory Ornament Tutorial

Memory Ornament Tutorial

I have had an idea that I have shared with a few clients and wanted to put together a simple tutorial to share with you. As more people approach me to make memory pillows, they often want to share special items with siblings, kids and grandchildren. Sometimes there is...
Halloween Upcycled Wall Hanging Quilt

Halloween Upcycled Wall Hanging Quilt

My neighbor is always bringing me unique upcycle projects. Last year, she brought me the four, personalized Halloween candy totes she had. Now that her kids aren’t trick or treating she asked me to make a wall quilt to hang on her door. I didn’t have the...
Deck Living

Deck Living

The past few years we have been transforming our deck into a “living room.” For twenty-some years, our deck was down a flight of steps just outside our back door. We didn’t use it often because it required carrying many things up and down. When we...
Cleveland Gift Basket

Cleveland Gift Basket

My son has been fortunate to have a guardian angel in college. We met Uncle Tim last year when we visited our son for Family Weekend. He works in the cafeteria and nicknamed my son “Cleveland.” I love to know that there are folks willing to look after each...
A Log Cabin Style T Shirt Quilt

A Log Cabin Style T Shirt Quilt

My client brought me a number of t shirts, mainly her University of Northern Iowa college shirts that she had cut and interfaced. She asked if I could make a throw size quilt. I was sure that I could. However, I put off the project because I knew it was going to take...