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« on: March 23, 2011 08:56:26 AM »

its a pincushion! A needle felting pincushion mushroom!


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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2011 10:00:06 AM »

Nice!!!

I like needle felted pin cushions!! I've made several, but not a mushroom. (I've made mushrooms, but not as pin cushions)
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2011 03:51:03 PM »

That turned out really neat! Congrats on learning the new craft ^_^ How did you like making it? Was it more or less difficult than you thought it would be?
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« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2011 03:31:06 PM »

@ tcmatteson:
Thank you for looking and commenting. Its wonderful to get some feedback.
I liked how it turned out and its really easy to make.... but the endless poking... well, I would definetly recommend this for people going through a though breakup.
But the result is a lot of fun and actually useful, just keeps tipping over. Hmm, constructional flaw, I guess, next time Ill add some weight in the bottom.
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« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2011 05:30:05 PM »

You could glue a large metal washer from the hardware store on the bottom to help combat the tipping, and it would probably last a little longer with a base as well.  I've done that with some of my felty pieces and it's worked fairly well.
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« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2011 06:39:59 PM »

Thank you for the tip- I will try that =)
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