Saturday, October 6, 2012

Breast Pockets

Recently, a incredible artist, Melanie Testa, posted about a call for breast pockets on her blog. Check out the post here. She is a breast cancer survivor and a proud flattie. Her goal is to collect 1,000 pockets. I jumped at the chance to participate. I hope that you will join in, too!

The breast pocket I made is for my mom, Sally, who is a 10 year breast cancer survivor. She is 85 years old and going strong. When I told her of this project, she requested her pocket to be red and glittery. I sewed red sequins on top of the pink pocket.

Breast Pocket for my mom, Sally.


  1. This is a fantastic project and the pocket you made for your mom is fabulous!

  2. Thank you, Susan. I'm finding creative fulfillment in making art that has a personal voice.

  3. Hi Linda-It's a fantastic project. I'm going to make another one in honor of my mom's friend, Diane.

  4. What a wonderful project. My sister is a 3 year breast cancer survivor. Can't wait to celebrate her 10 year!