Special Memory Pillows

Special Memory Pillows

A customer reached out to me recently about making some memory pillows. The shirts belonged to her son. He passed away sixteen years ago. She thought she could make the pillows, but simply can’t do it. So I told her we would work together to make this happen. It...
Upcycled ACU

Upcycled ACU

I recently completed an apron, pillow and three drawstring bags from upcycled uniforms. The apron and pillow were mainly constructed mainly from two jackets. The three bags were made using three pants.
All the Mends

All the Mends

January has been a month of repairs. The first thing I accomplished was replacing the lining of my husband’s wool coat. This coat was a hand-me-down from our neighbor. The lining was in need of repair, but my motto is if it’s not showing to the public,...
McCall’s M7547 Jeans

McCall’s M7547 Jeans

McCall’s M7547 Call them mom jeans, high-waisted jeans, frumpy….I don’t care. I made my first pair of jeans! I have wanted to master my own pants for a long time. My first attempt was an Amazing Fit pattern by Simplicity. Some time ago there was a...