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Photographic Custom Quilt

I make custom quilts and this is one with lots of photographs.

Added by Carli Heinrichs on October 11, 2011 at 3:20pm — 2 Comments

Labels Reuse with Hemp Cotton Quilt

How many things can you do with labels from clothing? I'm on an adventure to figure this out and here is one example of something I did last year.

I also reused lace from garments, ric rac from some thrift store package and lots of labels.…


Added by Carli Heinrichs on October 11, 2011 at 11:22am — 9 Comments

Crazy Quilting for Christmas

This little quilt was made in 2005 and is one of 7 Christmas quilts that I've made for decor in my home. Give it a whirl, it's a perfect way to reuse clothing.

Added by Carli Heinrichs on December 11, 2009 at 1:16pm — 14 Comments

Reconstructed Christmas Garland

This little item is sure to please anyone who sews. It's really the simplest idea to reuse even the last of the last bits and pieces of your scraps. I used wool scraps from other wool projects, but I have used cotton in an Easter wreath similar to this.

I started with about a yard of heavy duty upholstery thread on a straw needle. I made a big knot at the end of the thread and began clumping the variety of colors into 3-5 chunks and thread these… Continue

Added by Carli Heinrichs on December 8, 2009 at 11:37am — No Comments

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