This blog started off sharing my bridal business sewing projects and is now a hodgepodge of unique and fun things I have created over the years.

Hope your creative side is inspired!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Another Graduation Quilt

A lap quilt created for our nieces graduation.  I always back the quilts with a polar fleece.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Prom to HOCO Dress

Our daughter just loved her junior prom dress and asked me to cut it off for homecoming. 
Steps Taken:
1. The lace removed from the skirt and left on the waistband
2. The skirt removed from the waistband
3. New skirt cut from bottom of mermaid flare
4. Sewed skirt to waistband
5. Hemmed 
6. Sewed lace down to new skirt

Monday, May 1, 2017

8th Grade Party Original

 After visiting SR Harris Fabrics our daughter decided she wanted her 8th grade party formal dress created from this stunning gold shimmer brocade and burgandy irridescent taffeta.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Reign Inspired Winter Formal

Our daughter loved the show Reign and all the beautiful dresses 
the costume department created.  
Fabrics purchased from SR Harris. 
Her 2017 Winter Formal dress was inspired by the gown below.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

2017 Show Choir T-shirt

Another T-Shirt Design Created with Vector Art and Typesetting

2017 PellAdrenaline Show Choir Shirts

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Upcycled Mittens

To raise money for her upcoming choir trip 
our daughter created mittens from old wool sweaters, 
set up and Etsy store and began selling the mittens.  
She priced them $24-$36/pair.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Monday, February 2, 2015

Another T-shirt design

2015 Pella Swim Club State T-Shirt Design - 
One of my favorite things to do is to use my art design background 
to create t-shirt designs.
Chalkboard art was the inspiration.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Upcycled Mittens

Mittens made from old wool sweaters.  The pattern was used via an online retailer that does not allow me to promote them via a blog.  Sold in specialty stores around Central Iowa.

Friday, December 12, 2014

More T-shirt Quilts to share

I do not sell the pattern or share dimensions.  The design is not copyrighted.  You are welcome to knock off the pattern or email me to place an order.  T-shirt quilt orders are taken Nov.-Jan.  The rest of my year is spent doing Prom and Bridal Alterations.