I remember my mother making two outfits of matching clothing for her large family which would be used on a vacation. When I went on a mission for my church I made all of my clothing before I left for 1 1/2 years. Since then I have made most of my dresses and blouses.
A long time ago I found a purse that I liked. When it wore out I decided to create something similar. Since then I have made most of my purses.
Home goods are another source of inspiration for me. Using my sewing machine, I also creates hot pads/potholders out of recycled bath towels.
I always have high standards, and that applies to making things. It seems like I am unable to make cheap or inexpensive things.