Completed Projects · My Upcycling Craft History

New Pillowcases and Past Creations

I created some pillowcases out of my collected upcycled vintage floral sheet and thrifted gingham and striped fabrics! I made two for our home, and two for a wedding gift.  I made each one out of three different fabrics, I embroidered some of the edges, I used French seams on the sides, and I used… Continue reading New Pillowcases and Past Creations

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Wool Mittens and Christmas Cards

I worked on a few personal creative projects in December, and one of them resulted in being commissioned to do a custom order.  I had figured out how to make mittens from shrunken wool sweaters, so I made a pair for myself: I lined them with fabric from a thrifted bathrobe, and I put red suede… Continue reading Wool Mittens and Christmas Cards

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Craft Area Gets Reorganized; New Items Made

Well, I’ve had a busy summer with household and family projects in addition to craft projects, thus the gap in between posts again.  However, today I was able to take a bunch of photos, and now I will catch you up on my progress towards the fall craft shows! One project I did was to… Continue reading Craft Area Gets Reorganized; New Items Made

My Upcycling Craft History · Upcycled Fabrics

Vintage Sheet Creations

Why yes, this is my second post in one day.  This is because I suddenly remembered that I had a few other photos of things I’ve made in past years from vintage cotton floral sheets (or just solid-coloured sheets that I liked).  Here you go!

Completed Projects · Works-In-Progress

Pink, Green, and Turquoise Works-in-Progress

I’m featuring works-in-progress-or-already-done in colours such as pink, green, and turquoise here!! I’ve created a new chevron cotton hat for sale.  This is made from cotton yarn and is edged with pink beads. I’m also branching out with my cards!  I will be experimenting with various types of art and media (all by hand, no… Continue reading Pink, Green, and Turquoise Works-in-Progress

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About Me

I live with my husband and our two teens.  I love working with fabric, yarn, and paper; and I love bright colours.  I have been sewing and crocheting since I was a child.  I developed a love for working with paper when I was in my mid-20’s, and after the birth of my second child… Continue reading About Me