Kentucky Derby Quilt

Kentucky Derby Quilt

I had the opportunity to create my first Kentucky Derby Quilt! It began with 20 t shirts. My client and I sent at least 40 emails back and forth and had several phone calls to hone in on the design. She originally wanted a piano key border like the ones I’ve...
Coogi Upcycled Hat, Wine Tote and Pillow

Coogi Upcycled Hat, Wine Tote and Pillow

What started as an interesting Coogi sweater, has ended up as a pillow, a wine tote, and a slouchy hat! The knitted fabric is very textural. Some areas even have pockets and overlays, which can make it interesting when trying to use it as a flat piece. The fabric is...
Coogi Paloogi

Coogi Paloogi

I had so much fun creating a collection of pillows and a tote for a client. We had a few phone discussions and many texts along the way. He sent me additional shipments after the first shipment because he had so many ideas. And then the finished results were sent off...
Covid Times

Covid Times

It seems that I tend to micro-blog on my personal Facebook page or my business Instagram/Facebook page. But I wanted to put down a few words on my blog today. In this time of Covid, we had experienced various levels of duress: anxiety, uncertainty, sickness, concern...
Akron St. Vincent St. Mary T Shirt Quilt

Akron St. Vincent St. Mary T Shirt Quilt

I had the opportunity to work on a donation quilt for a fundraiser for Akron St. Vincent – St. Mary. The former headmaster (1998 – 2014) had quite a collection of t shirts. In particular, he was there when Le Bron James was a student! He had a lot of...