Marine Uniform Upcycle

Marine Uniform Upcycle

I had the opportunity to take this vintage marine uniform and transform it into unique and special memory items. I used the uniform shirt in the neckline area and also moved the arm patches to the front of the pillow. For the zip pouches, I used the hats. I created a...
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...