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« on: June 20, 2011 01:32:26 PM »

As a follow up to my Tomato Pincuchion post here a while ago, here is Pincushion number two! This large flower pincushion was made using a pattern I found online: The link can be found here:
http://easypeasyart.blogspot.com/2011/06/pins-and-needles-part-ii.html

Keep in mind this pincushion is a lot bigger then the tomato ones. I love that it can hold all of my (very many) pins. I used some old scraps, old napkins that had been gifted to me. Anyways, hope you like it! C&C's welcome.




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« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2011 02:06:08 PM »

Cute. I could really do with a large pincushion, but it wouldn't fit in my sewing box (well, it's important to me), maybe later.
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2011 06:52:58 PM »

It's really cute!! I have about 4 medium sized pincushions. What I really need is one large one like this!! Great job Smiley.
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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2011 09:07:19 PM »

I love the fabrics that you used.  I never would have thought to put them together, but they look great!
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2011 07:44:43 AM »

I like this - yours is cute. I like all the petals, I can kinda sort the different pins & needles I use. Safety pins on one petal, regular pins on another, hand sewing needles on one - that way I wouldn't always be hunting for pins & needles. I have to go check out the pattern. Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2011 10:26:09 AM »

That's beautiful!  What do you stuff them with?
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« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2011 06:20:35 AM »

Aislynn, I just stuffed mine with the polyester stuffing I had on hand. However, I have heard that cotton stuffing works even better for pincushions. If you try it, let me know, I'd love to heard how it compares. Thanks everyone, for your wonderful comments!
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« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2011 02:51:20 PM »

That looks great.  i love how there are so many different pincushions out there.  How big is it? 

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