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1  I made a friend for myself... in Completed Projects by MeganMayhem on: October 06, 2009 06:28:56 PM

This is Buddy. Buddy is a pincushion.

This is Buddy with his friend Toshi. Toshi kept me company while I sewed Buddy up from some felt. And cursed at my sewing machine.

This is Buddy's new home, on my craft desk.

Buddy's a little wonky, but I still <3 him! He's wonky because I've never made a pincushion before, and frankenstein-ed a printout of a nautical star to make my own pattern. It was a good learning experience, for sewing my first completed project flying solo. It took around 3 hours start to finish, with a good 30 minutes trying to wind a bobbin, including all the measuring, cutting, and stuffing.

He's inspired by my tattoos:

It's crazy how much more confidence with a sewing machine such a tiny project can give you. I think it turned out well for being a fussy geometric shape. What do you guys think?
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2  Re: A week in the life of... Photo swap round 3 in The Swap Gallery by MeganMayhem on: September 23, 2009 08:17:20 AM
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