Category Archives: Everyday Art

A New Pillow from Leftovers!

A New Pillow from Leftovers!

Hooray! I’ve got a new pillow for my couch in the front room, made with the leftovers from Elmer the Patchwork Elephant!  I had fun with this new free motion quilting pattern, sort of a squared off stipple: I love that those fun patchwork squares found a new life!!! Continue Reading

Birdie Zip Wallets

Birdie Zip Wallets

I finished 6 of these JUST in time for my open studio last weekend: I’m working on a longer post about the open studio, but first…I’ve gotta get making Christmas presents!   Continue Reading

New Indigo Dyed Pillows, with Glue Resist Patterns Inspired by African Mud Cloth Designs

New Indigo Dyed Pillows, with Glue Resist Patterns Inspired by African Mud Cloth Designs

Tadah! I got these finished just in time to tag them and pack up for the show that starts Friday night! I’m really loving the texture of these!!! I learned that white quilting really accentuated these when making the new Cross Body Leather Strap bags so I quilted these pillows that way too: Now I’ve… Continue Reading