Options for Quilt Backing Fabrics

Options for Quilt Backing Fabrics

As a custom sewing studio, I give my clients the choice of backing materials for most projects. For t shirt quilts, my oldest option was polar fleece. Now there are many choices within that – non-pill fleece, luxe fleece. The advantages of fleece is that it is...
Marine Uniform Upcycle

Marine Uniform Upcycle

I had the opportunity to take this vintage marine uniform and transform it into unique and special memory items. I used the uniform shirt in the neckline area and also moved the arm patches to the front of the pillow. For the zip pouches, I used the hats. I created a...
Special brick quilts

Special brick quilts

I have a client who asked me to make 8 quilts in memory of his mother. He shared with me one of the quilts she made when his grandmother passed away. What an honor it is for me to help carry on this lovely tradition and to be entrusted with their special memories. It...
Lorain Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

Lorain Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

I have had the opportunity to create another batch of upcycled products using marching band uniforms. There were probably about 30 uniforms that were made obsolete when two schools in Lorain, Ohio merged to form one, new high school. The uniforms were saved and some...