Comfort cushion for our daughter

Comfort cushion for our daughter

When our daughter left to go to University I made a cushion cover; one side predominantly from a favourite shirt of her dad’s and my favourite summer dress ( now too small) that I wore for many a summer whilst she was at primary school. This comfort cushion sort...
From pyjamas to pillow

From pyjamas to pillow

A few years a go a beautiful dear friend of mine tragically died and her husband asked me to make something special out of her pyjamas. I sat on my studio floor, scissors in hand, shaking, feeling sick and scared about making that first cut… Some time later I...
From kimono to cushion

From kimono to cushion

My dear friend’s daughter, holding on to the buddy & cushion I created out of her dear mum’s pyjamas and kimono dressing gown. No words….. Playing around with the arrangement of the sections of the kimono & pyjamas before sewing them all...
From a dress came a scarf

From a dress came a scarf

A dear lady commissioned me to make something out of her dear daughter’s clothes. ( Tragically her daughter had died a few years before) She chose this dress and decided upon a scarf. All my bespoke keepsakes are designed with the ability to hold or hug or even...
A dear granny’s angel

A dear granny’s angel

This was the most difficult commission I have done to date. A dear lady asked me to make something out of the mittens and baby bonnet she had bought for her grandchild. Tragically her grandchild was stillborn and she had kept the items she had bought for him. She...
Cushion from a dear Nan’s apron

Cushion from a dear Nan’s apron

This was a commission from a lovely lady whose dear nan had died and she wanted to me to make something special out of her nan’s baking apron. The only stipulation was that ALL the material was to be used. This is a close up of the front of the cushion. It was...