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« on: July 08, 2008 12:39:14 AM »

I really really really needed a new pincushion other than the old wrist one I have (not conductive when sharing your sewing space--pinned wrists.lol)and I wanted something fairly heavy so I might not knock it over.  I was inspired by karin_'s teacup pincushion.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=247407.0
Since I had a coffee set I got as a gift I decided....now's the time:
Here are the coffee cups:

Group picture.  I decided to just do them all.  I had wanted to put three on long polls in the garden but then I wanted to give my best friend one (she needs one too).  I know it won't take long before the other two are gone.

And an action close up.


I have a scissors "thing" that I want to put on the one I give to my girlfriend.
Hope you like them, thank you for looking.
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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2008 02:53:27 PM »

so cute Smiley i love the butterflies ^^
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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2008 10:07:20 PM »

Thank you ninjanator for your reply.
I tried to make them very simple without too much "extras".  I know they've been done before but I really needed one. Again, thank you.
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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2008 05:13:55 AM »

good idea!!! well done!
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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2008 07:13:08 AM »

Thank you jesskreck I appreciate it!
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« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2008 01:22:14 PM »

I really like this. I love the look of a cute cup and saucer but never have a use for it. This would be an excellent way to get to use my cups and get them out of the dusty cabinet.
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« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2008 12:01:41 AM »

Thank you sarahmakes.  This is a great way to utilize those cups and saucers that we like but have hidden away or have no real use for.  I was planning to make one pin cushion and use the other three and put them on poles and stick them into the garden.  I changed my mind when I decided to make a gift for my BF since she gives me so much support when I make things.
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