Special Memory Pillows

Special Memory Pillows

A customer reached out to me recently about making some memory pillows. The shirts belonged to her son. He passed away sixteen years ago. She thought she could make the pillows, but simply can’t do it. So I told her we would work together to make this happen. It...
Upcycled ACU

Upcycled ACU

I recently completed an apron, pillow and three drawstring bags from upcycled uniforms. The apron and pillow were mainly constructed mainly from two jackets. The three bags were made using three pants.
Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

Marching Band Uniform Upcycle

I have recently been working with several schools for fundraising events.  I am currently working on marching band uniforms and cheer leading uniforms. It has been a fun and creative challenge. I typically make pillows with them.  But I also used the uniform pants to...
Memory Totes from Shirts and Air Force Garrison Cap

Memory Totes from Shirts and Air Force Garrison Cap

I had an incredible opportunity to create some unique memory items using clothing from my client’s father and brother. She sent me the clothes and we hashed out four bags to make for four different women in her life (including herself!). This first design was...
Quilted Wall Hanging Made from Baby Clothes

Quilted Wall Hanging Made from Baby Clothes

I am grateful for the amazing ideas brought to me by my customers. It pushes me to try new things! In this case, my customer had some baby clothes she wanted made into a quilt. But this quilt would be a wall hanging. It was based on wall stickers she had in her...
Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

I upcycled a Master’s Degree hood from my customer Amy. I didn’t take photos beforehand, but the hood has a very unusual shape and construction. Here is an example: There is a main color edging against a black background and an inside lining of several...