Memory Pillows That Don’t Look Like It

Memory Pillows That Don’t Look Like It

I recently had the opportunity to create these lovely memory pillows from clothes. My client didn’t want them to look like the clothes, necessarily, but wanted to use elements of the clothes to create interesting designs. The black pillow was created from a...
Upcycled Cabled Sweater Tote

Upcycled Cabled Sweater Tote

I knit cabled sweaters. I collect cabled sweaters. I wear cabled sweaters. I destroy cabled sweaters. I upcycle cabled sweaters. As you know, I’ve created some lovely sweater memory pillows over the years. The first one I made was from my first hand knit sweater...
Beautiful cabled sweater pillow with velvet backing

Beautiful cabled sweater pillow with velvet backing

My client sent me a sweater that was knit by her sister when she was younger. The sweater no longer fit, so she had the idea to make a pillow out of it as a gift to her sister. Due to some stains and holes on one side of the sweater, we decided to add a purchased...
Memory Angel Ornaments made from Wedding dress

Memory Angel Ornaments made from Wedding dress

I did it. I cut into my first wedding dress. Well, that’s not true. I cut my wedding dress apart three years ago. It sat, “preserved” for 30 years under my bed. My daughter tried it on and it was awful. The beads turned black and the shoulder pads were oh so 80s…I did...