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« on: April 19, 2009 03:57:32 PM »

I've been coveting one of these for months and finally got around to making one.  I found a great tutorial online that I altered slightly.  I folded the straps differently so there were no exposed edges.  I also didn't have Velcro so my straps are permanently attached.  I switched it around so there are no exposed seams on the lining.  I didn't have package strapping, so I used zip-ties.
Things I would change next time: I would either use Velcro, or shorten the straps to accommodate for not having it.  I would not top stitch around the pin cushion (ie, suck it up and hand stitch the opening).
I think I am really going to get good use out of this pin cushion - I really dig it.
On to the pics.
Top view of the pin cushion.


Front view of the bag.


Hubby demonstrating how it works...


And full of thread and scraps


And the tutorial I used:
http://www.kquilts-studio.com/pincushionthread_catcher_tutori.htm

Whatcha think?  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2009 04:21:56 PM »

Very nice!  I'm coveting one for my own now!  I may also need to alter it and make on for my crocheting stuff!!   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2009 04:27:59 PM »

Awesome! Looks great Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2009 05:32:04 PM »

I definitely need one of these!!
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« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2009 06:01:17 PM »

Thanks guys!  Cheesy

Very nice!  I'm coveting one for my own now!  I may also need to alter it and make on for my crocheting stuff!!   Grin
Ooh fun!  I'll bet you can add small pockets to the outside for your hooks.
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