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Topic: I'm Officially Addicted to Pin Cushions  (Read 927 times)
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« on: May 08, 2008 06:29:40 AM »

I can't help it.  They're so tiny and cute.  And easy.



Another view (yes, I'm a dork--that's a little needle book with my (really bad) embroidery on the front.)



I love my pin cushion.
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2008 07:05:26 AM »

That is a cute pincushion! Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2008 07:53:12 AM »

Very cute. Do you put anything in them to sharpen the needles?
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2008 08:02:59 AM »

No, I thought of that, but I wasn't sure what I would put in there...sand maybe?  It's just stuffed with poly-fil.
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« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2008 09:26:02 AM »

I heard somewhere that a piece of a steel wool pad in the middle works. I keep meaning to try this.
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2008 01:24:42 PM »

Oooh...that sounds like a good idea!  I might need to try that tonight!  Huh, maybe after the toddler goes to bed?  :O)
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2008 10:49:40 PM »

Very good idea and it came out great!!!  Good tip to use steel wool.  I was wondering the same thing.
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« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2008 06:28:07 AM »

What kind did you make?  I haven't had time yet (long story short: my son went to bed at 10:30PM; my dog woke me up at 5AM.)  But I was wondering how it would work with having to push the embroidery floss through the center/steel wool so many times, and if it would snag?
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