Upcycled Wedding Guest Book

Upcycled the backs of old calendars to make this wedding guest book. Who knew they would work so well as bookboard!


Want one? Send me a message and we can talk colors, size, and price : )

Memory Pillows

"I love you a bushel and a peck, a bushel and a peck, and a hug around the neck."


My Gram used to always sing and say that to us growing up so I knew that the phrase was just right to embroider onto the pillows I made when she passed away. You see, near the end of her life she needed some help in the wardrobe department as the nursing home laundry could be hard on her clothes and as she grew older, she changed sizes. So many of our family members pitched in to keep items in my Gram's closet, taking care to think of her preferences in colors, patterns, and styles.


I think I made 6 or so pillows out of my grandmother's shirts to send out to our family and many of them even had patches on their pillows from shirts they remember buying for her.


I'm sure our family isn't the only one who would be touched by such a memento so please reach out to me if I can help honor your loved one with the creation of a memory pillow as well.

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Upcycled Scrap Banner

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Time for Sewing Class!

I made this banner to hang in the rooms where I teach sewing classes at various sites of the Boys & Girls club around the Pittsburgh area! As you can probably tell, at this site I was set up in the dance studio!

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Want one?!

I'd be happy to customize a banner for you! Just solid colors or any name or word! Just let me know : )

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So many scraps, so little time!

This is just one of the many projects I've created out of the retired fabric samples I was given from a local furniture store, as well as scraps from around my studio.

Upcycled Sketchbooks

small 4"x6"

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Check out other small designs!

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 Sketchbooks made from discarded library books and fine art papers rescued from the recycling bin using Japanese bookbinding. Perfect size for travel and on-the-go! 

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Check out other small designs!

Check out other small designs!

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Available for purchase on my Etsy shop!

large 6"x9"

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  Perfect size for sketching, journaling, and more! 

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Check out other large designs!

Check out other large designs!

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 Available for purchase on my Etsy shop! 

Surprise fun papers inside!

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Surprise fun papers inside!

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Papers inside range from 80lb. white sulphite drawing paper, newsprint, discarded watercolor backgrounds, pastel paper, and so much more!