I found some photos of more creations I've made over the past six years! Some were gifts and some were custom orders. Enjoy! (You'll find other pre-blogging days past creations of mine here, here, and here.) Crocheted hats: Knit scarves: Tissue holders made from silk: Card, dishcloths, bottle holders, and sewing machine cover (this is… Continue reading More 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
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!
In addition to collecting cotton sheets with which to make make curtains and such, in all sorts of gorgeous designs and colours, from thrift stores; I also started collecting silk fabrics from thrift stores! The story behind that little obsession hobby is that while my mother was visiting me one time, we visited too many… Continue reading My Upcycled Fabrics: Silks, Wools, Linens, and Cottons I’ve Collected Over the Years
And just following up on my last blog post, here are some photos of the curtains I made from the ever-growing stack of upcycled cotton thrift store sheets! And yes, they don't all match each other, but we love the colour everywhere in the house, and we didn't pay much for good quality curtains. Each… Continue reading My Upcycled Fabrics: Curtains
I've enjoyed sewing since I was in my early teens (maybe earlier!). Fabric used to be inexpensive to buy for home sewing projects, and it was always fun to go into the downtown sewing store to look over the bolts of colourful material. I'd look for an easy pattern of something new to make, then… Continue reading My Upcycled Fabrics: The Beginning!