Grandmas are Holy

Grandmas are Holy

I had the opportunity to create these special memory pillows for a beloved mother and grandmother. It gave me time to reflect on what grandmothers mean to us. I recall being at a funeral years ago and the priest gave a beautiful homily about grandmas being holy. That...
Vintage Varsity Letter Memory Pillows

Vintage Varsity Letter Memory Pillows

I had the opportunity to create these pillows from vintage varsity letters. My client is a “sentimental freak” and had these saved up. She came up with the idea based on my upcycled letterman jackets. She envisions putting them on the bunkbeds which will...
Marching Band Pillows and Choir Robe Pillows

Marching Band Pillows and Choir Robe Pillows

I had the opportunity to create additional memory pillows from the marching band uniforms of a local school that is closing. In addition, they gave me choir robes. The robes were black and had a detached stole. The stole is worn with the curve in front and the V in...
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...