College Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

College Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

I recently had the opportunity to work with a little school to create items from old uniforms to be sold to raise funds. Below you will find a tote bag, drawstring backpack, cross body, clutch bags, coin bags and pencil pouch. In addition, I created two belt bags or...
Wedding Dress Upcycle

Wedding Dress Upcycle

Each wedding dress is a unique challenge to create what my clients envision. They consist of different materials and types of laces. To create the ringbearer pillow above, we started with a video meeting. My client was inspired by an image of a pillow I had made. This...
Keepsake Christmas Tree Skirt from vintage clothes

Keepsake Christmas Tree Skirt from vintage clothes

Some time ago, my daughter and son-in-law brought over some old skirts, likely wool, that had belonged to his aunt and thought I could create something from them. I thought a tree skirt would be fun because of the colors of the skirts. These were pleated, kilt-style...
NeckTie Wall Quilt

NeckTie Wall Quilt

I had the opportunity to work with a local client to create three memory quilts. It was initially going to be a commission for three lap-sized quilts. We looked at various examples of projects and she really like the Dresden Plate design. The challenge was to work...
Keepsakes from Wedding Dresses

Keepsakes from Wedding Dresses

My cousin’s daughter is getting married in June. She had tried on her mother’s dress several times, but like most brides-to-be, her mom’s dress wasn’t what she wanted. (As my cousin said, we got married in the 80’s – the time of big...