Lilly Pulitzer Memory Quilt

Lilly Pulitzer Memory Quilt

A long time client asked me to make a quilt from her Lilly Pulitzer clothes. She sent about 10 shorts/skorts, 2 pairs of pants and one blouse. I love the colors! I cut apart the shorts and decided a 7.5″ block would work best. I was able to get 4 blocks from...
Quilt made from sweateres

Quilt made from sweateres

I had the opportunity to create two sweater memory quilts, wo years apart. In memory of my client’s mother, she sent me a number of her sweaters. They were plain knit sweaters of various colors. I settled on this throw-sized quilt similar to my extra-large baby...
Vintage Baby Clothes Quilts

Vintage Baby Clothes Quilts

I created another set of three quilts made from vintage baby clothes. Many of these clothes were hand made by my client. We decided to feature one garment on each blanket to represent that it was made mainly from clothes. We filled in the spaces with sheets and...
Denim Quilt

Denim Quilt

I recently completed this quilt made from jeans. My client was inspired to make something similar to a denim quilt her partner had years ago. All she had was a photo. We settled on a throw size and I calculated that if I used 8.1″ cut blocks, I would need about...
making a baby quilt out of vintage baby clothes

making a baby quilt out of vintage baby clothes

Baby clothes quilts are very popular. Many moms want to preserve those baby years by turning old clothes into quilts. Sometimes it’s a gift for the child. Other times, it’s a gift for the family. Almost every time, it’s a gift for the mom! Many moms...
A T Shirt Beach Blanket

A T Shirt Beach Blanket

My client asked for a t shirt quilt that could be used at the beach. Since I use a lot of minky and fleece for backings, I had to consider the options. I thought about sweatshirt fleece. I typically use the smooth side out when using this fabric, so it could work at...