Tag Archives: repurpose

Mend It Better ~ Review & Giveaway

Mend It Better is a very approachable and a comprehensive reference for taking care of your clothes. It is a book about love and empowerment. Continue reading

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Carol’s All Wool Quilt

My friend Carol came over to the studio the other night. She helped me install an additional track for studio lights, and a second work wall. We made dinner together with fresh veggies from her garden, and then we had … Continue reading

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Frogging Cashmere

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Walter F. Kenney, Jr., February 2011

Walter F. Kenney, Jr. 2011, 54″ x 48″, machine and hand-pieced, hand-quilted, from the clothing of Walter F. Kenney, Jr. Lauren Kenney asked me to make a memorial quilt out of her father’s clothes as a gift for her mother. … Continue reading

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DIY Carfree Carefree Bicycle Jacket

Ever since my car was torched at the end of September, I’ve been car-free in San Francisco. I’ve decided to stay that way for the immediate future. I’m saving a ton of Like this:Like Loading…

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Running Out of Wool ~ Repurposing Thrift Store Finds

The improvised [ ] quilt pattern is coming along. My favorite blocks are in the right column. My intention is to make a queen sized quilt, but I’m running out of wool. The star Like this:Like Loading…

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Patchwork Sketchbook ~ [ ]

The quilt pattern inspiration for this week are [ ] parenthesis. See my interpretive sketch and it’s translation into an actual quilt block, made from re-purposed wool clothing. Continue reading

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