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...
Her Favorite Team vs. His Favorite Team?

Her Favorite Team vs. His Favorite Team?

Have a couple who doesn’t agree on favorite teams? Here’s a unique way to represent both! A pillow with the two favorite teams making up each side of the pillow! What a fun shower or wedding present! Another option is two pillows, with each team...
Coogi Sweater Memory Pillow

Coogi Sweater Memory Pillow

I had the opportunity to make pillows out of a collection of Coogi sweaters. I was not familiar with the brand but had seen these sweaters before. They are made in Australia and a look at the website shows they are expensive! They are quite interesting designs and a...
Deck Living

Deck Living

The past few years we have been transforming our deck into a “living room.” For twenty-some years, our deck was down a flight of steps just outside our back door. We didn’t use it often because it required carrying many things up and down. When we...
Sweater Pillows

Sweater Pillows

I have had many interesting sweaters to turn into special memory pillows recently. My client sent several sweaters to me, including one knit by her mother. It is a classic Kaffe Fassett design – bold and colorful. As a knitter, I can appreciate the handwork that...
Canada Scarf Upcycled into Pillow

Canada Scarf Upcycled into Pillow

I was sent this scarf and mittens which belonged to my client’s grandfather. She asked if I could make a small pillow out of the scarf. We discussed options such as a rectangular or square pillow. She liked the idea of a square pillow, so I cut the Canada apart...