Clutch Bags made from Neckties and Flannel Shirts

Clutch Bags made from Neckties and Flannel Shirts

I had the opportunity to create necktie clutch bags before Christmas last year for two different clients. I typically use four or five ties for each side. There’s usually enough fabric to get two clutch bags out of four ties, but I can work with more. The two...
Memory Pillows Made from Bandanas and T Shirts

Memory Pillows Made from Bandanas and T Shirts

I love these colorful memory pillows! My client sent me a number of t shirts as well as bandanas. The goal was to make six pillows and in an effort to make them somewhat similar, I made a crazy quilt front and used an entire bandana for the backing. For each pillow, I...
Vintage Baby Clothes Quilts

Vintage Baby Clothes Quilts

I created another set of three quilts made from vintage baby clothes. Many of these clothes were hand made by my client. We decided to feature one garment on each blanket to represent that it was made mainly from clothes. We filled in the spaces with sheets and...
Memory Pillow from scarves

Memory Pillow from scarves

I received a large box of lady’s scarves. Most of them were silky and of all colors and textures. There were also some wooly types. My client asked me to make four pillows. The goal was to use as many different scarves on each pillow. I decided to create a 25...
Denim Quilt

Denim Quilt

I recently completed this quilt made from jeans. My client was inspired to make something similar to a denim quilt her partner had years ago. All she had was a photo. We settled on a throw size and I calculated that if I used 8.1″ cut blocks, I would need about...