I have always been fascinated by seeing things given new life. Reusing old wood or refurbishing furniture that has been discarded gives me joy. ETSY has so many shops with re-purposed items. The Items that I use are old wool skirts and pants which transform into quilts, blankets, pillows, etc. It is a time consuming process but the end result always makes me happy and proud. Needlework and sewing skills have been passed down in my family for generations.
I'm rather "GREEN" and I try to recycle everything whenever possible. I now shop at resale stores and purchase the best wool that I can find. I take each garment apart, wash it in the machine with hot water and detergent and then I toss it into the dryer. After it has gone through this process it has a slightly different appearance and is wonderful to feel. The fun for me is putting all these solids and patterns back together to create something else. Since the…
- Born on February 21
- Joined August 9, 2009