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« on: December 31, 2009 07:03:29 AM »

I know that there has been a lot of pin cushions posted, so bear with me lol. I'm pretty proud of the one that I made and felt like sharing it.

I'm not sure if the glass base I used for mine was supposed to be a votive candle holder, a bud vase or just what it was supposed to be. I've had it among my craft supplies for years just because I loved the shape and couldn't bring myself to part with it.

It now has a new purpose in life and I love it. Cheesy



This is the first pin cushion I've made and definitely won't be the last I'm sure. I even tried my hand and writing up a tutorial for it on my blog.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2009 07:37:48 AM »

this is soo cute!! is the base glass?  i would caution with that type of base (AS YOU DONT WHAT GLASS NEAR YOUR SEWING AREA).  overall it CUTE!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2009 08:00:12 AM »

this is soo cute!! is the base glass?  i would caution with that type of base (AS YOU DONT WHAT GLASS NEAR YOUR SEWING AREA).  overall it CUTE!!!!

thank you. yes it is glass. thanks for the word of caution though. so far it's primarily more decorative, i toss the pins in a plastic container with a magnet in it while sewing lol.
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2009 08:30:29 AM »

Very cute idea!

I would use it to hold my needles since I am a mess while sewing! I toss my pins onto the table and then have to gather them up with my magnetic pin holder!

I also save cute shaped glass jars with no lids...I will have to try this--thanks for posting!
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2009 10:04:58 AM »

Very cute idea!

I would use it to hold my needles since I am a mess while sewing! I toss my pins onto the table and then have to gather them up with my magnetic pin holder!

I also save cute shaped glass jars with no lids...I will have to try this--thanks for posting!

thanks for looking  Grin i used to toss my pins on the table too until i got stuck with one lol.
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2009 10:25:13 AM »

super cute Smiley
Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2009 10:51:41 AM »

I like it. Could you post a link to the tute on your blog?
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« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2009 11:39:22 AM »

super cute Smiley
Thanks for sharing.

thanks Smiley

I like it. Could you post a link to the tute on your blog?

oh my gosh! i forgot to include the link lol. sorry about that  Smiley http://craftyfae.blogspot.com/2009/12/pin-cushion-tutorial.html
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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2009 11:44:48 AM »

thanks!!  I did not even think of sand to use for the inside of the pincushion! Excellent tute!  This might be my first project for 2010!!
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2009 12:01:15 PM »

thanks!!  I did not even think of sand to use for the inside of the pincushion! Excellent tute!  This might be my first project for 2010!!

aww thanks! a possible first project of the new year? i'm flattered and honored! i was worried the tute didn't make any sense since i wrote it after i made the cushion. you'll have to let me know if i missed a step or two lol.
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