Memory Pillows Made from Bandanas and T Shirts

Memory Pillows Made from Bandanas and T Shirts

I love these colorful memory pillows! My client sent me a number of t shirts as well as bandanas. The goal was to make six pillows and in an effort to make them somewhat similar, I made a crazy quilt front and used an entire bandana for the backing. For each pillow, I...
Memory Pillow from scarves

Memory Pillow from scarves

I received a large box of lady’s scarves. Most of them were silky and of all colors and textures. There were also some wooly types. My client asked me to make four pillows. The goal was to use as many different scarves on each pillow. I decided to create a 25...
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...