Halloween Upcycled Wall Hanging Quilt

Halloween Upcycled Wall Hanging Quilt

My neighbor is always bringing me unique upcycle projects. Last year, she brought me the four, personalized Halloween candy totes she had. Now that her kids aren’t trick or treating she asked me to make a wall quilt to hang on her door. I didn’t have the...
A Log Cabin Style T Shirt Quilt

A Log Cabin Style T Shirt Quilt

My client brought me a number of t shirts, mainly her University of Northern Iowa college shirts that she had cut and interfaced. She asked if I could make a throw size quilt. I was sure that I could. However, I put off the project because I knew it was going to take...
Signature Quilt and Rag Quilt for a Pet

Signature Quilt and Rag Quilt for a Pet

I recently created two, new quilts.  The first, shown here, was created by using a cheater quilt at Spoonflower.  I created a fabric group based on the colors my client wanted.  In addition, I designed (with Annie’s help) a special block for the...
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...
Fringe Movement – Quilt Made from Dance Costumes

Fringe Movement – Quilt Made from Dance Costumes

What do you call a quilt made from dance costumes?  A fringe movement!  My client sent me 24 costumes that belonged to her now-27-year-old daughter.  I used 20 of them to create this quilt blanket. Each block was underlined in a cotton fabric to add stability.  the...