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...
Special Memory Pillows

Special Memory Pillows

A customer reached out to me recently about making some memory pillows. The shirts belonged to her son. He passed away sixteen years ago. She thought she could make the pillows, but simply can’t do it. So I told her we would work together to make this happen. It...
Some New Creations

Some New Creations

This is a 12 block T Shirt Quilt for a runner!  She is tall so I used rectangles rather than squares. She sent 12 Christmas runs to make a holiday blanket.  She selected the backing fleece because it reminded her a bit of “ugly sweater” and the blue...
Marching Band Pillow

Marching Band Pillow

This wonderful memory pillow was created using an old marching band uniform.  I am excited to partner with a school in a fundraising effort.