From Suede Jacket to Funky Pillow

I have been rolling around in my mind, the idea of doing a pillow for my best friend, for a while.  I thought it would be fun to do something a little different before launching into the spring bag making frenzy.  My BF and I have very different tastes so I wanted to come up with something that I thought she would like.  When we were in World Market one day she told me that she wanted a red pillow.  So I knew that color would provide the basis for the pillow I would craft.

She’s big on quality and is quite fond of the earth, so I knew she would appreciate my desire to create something that was made from high-quality recycled material.

I chose this vibrant red suede jacket.

Red Suede Jacket

Many hours of labor later this funky pillow was born!

Red suede Pillow - After

Read the Stitch Story here.

The I Love Paris Skirt

I fell in love with this fabric when shopping in the Fabric District in NY a few weeks ago.  I am reminded of cafes, long afternoons at sidewalk cafes with friends, Girls Night Out and summer fun.

This gently pleated skirt is made with the Paris-inspired fabric surrounded by black scuba/neoprene at the top which gives the waistband plenty of stretch and a wide border of cheery, cherry-red twill which adds plenty of body to the skirt.

Skirt with Paris Theme

Perfect for fall with a Gap Jean Jacket!

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It looks GOOD at the Deepak Chopra Center at the upscale ABC Carpet and Home in NY.

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Would like like one in your size?  Check out the etsy link soon!