Kentucky Derby Quilt

Kentucky Derby Quilt

I had the opportunity to create my first Kentucky Derby Quilt! It began with 20 t shirts. My client and I sent at least 40 emails back and forth and had several phone calls to hone in on the design. She originally wanted a piano key border like the ones I’ve...
Akron St. Vincent St. Mary T Shirt Quilt

Akron St. Vincent St. Mary T Shirt Quilt

I had the opportunity to work on a donation quilt for a fundraiser for Akron St. Vincent – St. Mary. The former headmaster (1998 – 2014) had quite a collection of t shirts. In particular, he was there when Le Bron James was a student! He had a lot of...
Memory Rag Quilt

Memory Rag Quilt

I recently had the opportunity to create my first rag quilt. The closest I had come to making one is this rag quilt made out of polar fleece. Prior to snipping Rag quilts are created by creating blocks of multiple layers. They are pretty forgiving, so a fun project to...
Recycled Bridesmaid’s Dress Baby Quilt

Recycled Bridesmaid’s Dress Baby Quilt

I love a challenge! My client sent me a bridesmaid’s dress that she wanted to use in a baby quilt for the bride. The fabric is somewhat delicate, so I cut squares of two layers: the top and the lining. I included some plain pieces as well as the lace. I took the...
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...