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« on: November 19, 2007 10:10:27 PM »

I saw some ring pincushions in the quilting section (I think) of a craft shop and loved the idea. I didn't like that they were plain and looked kind of understuffed (I like firm pincushions). So, like all life's great questions, I decided the solution lay in needle felting. Wink


The hardest part is coming up with a design that I can felt in such a tiny space. I can't wait to get more black roving so that I can make one with cherries.

Comments welcome.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2007 10:21:19 PM »

Those rock!! I would LOVE to get one of those for yule!
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« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2007 11:04:28 PM »

Those are great.
I'm most definitely making my mom some for Christmas.
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« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2007 02:36:34 AM »

Lovely!

I've never seen a ring pincushion in the UK - only the sort on a wrist strap.

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« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2007 04:38:08 AM »

Cute idea!

Another similar idea you might want to try your designs in, is a nutshell pincushion
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Thanks guys.  Smiley

These were new to me too. I think I'm going to like them for embroidery and hand sewing especially.

Cute idea!

Another similar idea you might want to try your designs in, is a nutshell pincushion
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 http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c234/-Doe-Jane/swap/nut.jpg
How cute. It reminds me of an illustration in a book of fairy stories I used to have that showed some tiny magical person sleeping in a walnut shell. I always thought he looked very cozy.
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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2007 06:50:09 AM »

That's lovely and so useful ! I love the idea ! Thanks for sharing it.
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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2007 11:48:47 AM »

Those are really cute!  Such adorable designs!
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« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2007 06:59:26 PM »

So cute!
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« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2007 08:03:04 PM »

wow those are great, and so useful i especially love the white one with the cherry tree
how did you make those?
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