Marine Uniform Upcycle

Marine Uniform Upcycle

I had the opportunity to take this vintage marine uniform and transform it into unique and special memory items. I used the uniform shirt in the neckline area and also moved the arm patches to the front of the pillow. For the zip pouches, I used the hats. I created a...
Lorain Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

Lorain Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

I have had the opportunity to create another batch of upcycled products using marching band uniforms. There were probably about 30 uniforms that were made obsolete when two schools in Lorain, Ohio merged to form one, new high school. The uniforms were saved and some...
Boho Sling Bag made out of memory clothes

Boho Sling Bag made out of memory clothes

I love this boho style bag made for a client. I love how you can take a disparate set of patterns and they just seem to work when put together. My design starts with this tutorial. I use 6.5″ squares and need 17 squares to complete the design. I used a pair of...
Memory Pillows Made from Bandanas and T Shirts

Memory Pillows Made from Bandanas and T Shirts

I love these colorful memory pillows! My client sent me a number of t shirts as well as bandanas. The goal was to make six pillows and in an effort to make them somewhat similar, I made a crazy quilt front and used an entire bandana for the backing. For each pillow, I...