These brooches are made from repurposed felted wool and a vintage earring embellishment. The petals are hand cut and hand stitched. Each measures approximately 3.4" across.
Made from repurposed vintage grain sacks, vintage mattress ticking, and repurposed leather belts. Measures approximately 13"x14"x3"
Made from a repurposed vintage chenille blanket, repurposed mattress ticking, and repurposed felted wool. Measures approximately 9"x12"
Made from repurposed felted wool sweaters with vintage eyelashes. Each is unique and measures approximately 9"x7".
An adorable vintage planter is combined here with repurposed felted wool sweaters to make a one-of-a-kind pincushion for the sewing enthusiast. My pincushions are painstakingly constructed in a free form fashion as each is a unique shape and size. All pincushions are embellished with handmade felt covered pins to add charm and personality.
Made from repurposed felted wool sweaters, this FOX is an original Purple Pincushion design. The pillow measures 12" tall x 11" at the widest point.
This messenger bag is made from a repurposed vintage grain sack, felted wool trim, and a repurposed belt strap. The bag is fully lined with interior and exterior pockets. It measures 10"x12"x2" and is meant to be worn in a cross-body fashion. Similar bags are made from vintage grain sacks, vintage table linens, repurposed felted wool, and other similar materials. Each is unique and handmade from my original designs.
One of my most unique designs is the dala horse pillow. They are made using repurposed felted sweaters. The details are hand stitched to created a cheerful design that is sure to delight any Scandi enthusiast. They measure 11" x11" at their tallest and widest points. This is an original Purple Pincushion design.
Always a cheerful addition to my spring and summer product line are the long stem roses. The fabrics I use are designed by artist Sandy Gervais. Bright, cheerful fabrics are combined with natural mulberry sticks from a friend's grove to create these beauties.
Made from vintage embroidered linens. A beautiful way to honor the hand work from ages past.
Made from repurposed felted wool sweaters. Each is unique.
Vintage planters are paired with the perfect repurposed wool felt poufs and embellished with handmade pins to make unique pincushions. This double cacti pincushion has been embroidered with tiny French knot "prickles." These pincushion make a unique gift or a fun(ctional) treat for your own sewing nook.
Button blossoms are made from vintage buttons combined with hand-cut repurposed wool leaves. Sold individually so customers can created their own color combinations. Great as a tiny bouquet, package topper, or boutonniere.
Each petal is hand cut from a repurposed felted wool sweater. Each petal is hand stitched together to create a beautiful 3D shape. A unique piece of vintage jewelry is added to the center for embellishment and "Voila!" a one-of-a-kind brooch is has been created. Petal brooches measure approximately 3.5" across.
The cashmere balls are a so soft and squishy! They are a lovely toy for baby as they are securely stitched, simple, and easy to grab. Balls measure approximately 6" in diameter.
My retro ornament was inspired by the beautiful shape of mercury glass ornaments from decades past. These are a bit less fragile, but just as bright and cheerful. Each is made from repurposed felted wool, vintage buttons, and ric-rac. They are hand cut and hand stitched. A Purple Pincushion original design.
Made from repurposed felted wool. Each has a pocket stitched on the back to hold a tooth or a special note.
Made from repurposed felted wool sweaters with vintage jewelry embellishments. Measures approximately 4" across.