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« on: March 07, 2013 03:29:33 PM »

I made this for the OTT Swap Secret Pal Edition Swap and had so much fun stalking my partner on a questionnaire from an unrelated swap my partner stated she liked functional items with on exception- birds because they are decorative. Challenge accepted! I set out to make a decorative yet functional bird and think I achieved just that

the bird pincushion is perched on a seam ripper branch, the leaf collar is a thread cutter, the plumes, eggs and smaller birds are pins and the tail and wings hold the needles









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« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2013 04:37:19 PM »

This is so adorable!! I love the poly clay pins you made and it's so clever to make the branch a seam ripper!
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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2013 04:54:32 PM »

i loved seeing this birdie pincushion in the ott swap gallery...and teag, thanks for posting more pictures to show all the wonderful details of the pincushion!  my favourite bit is the seam ripper Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2013 07:44:08 PM »

Such a sweet pincushion!  Love all the details.
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2013 08:15:29 PM »

I LOVE this. I truly do. I'm having extreme craft envy right now.
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2013 05:03:34 AM »

So well thought out and done. What a fortunate partner to have such a thoughtful crafter.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2013 07:05:09 AM »

Very nice and colorful.  Well done.
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« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2013 02:39:53 PM »

Unbelievable, the bird, the branch, the little birds... I just love it all!

This rocks and I'm pinning it!  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2013 11:07:12 AM »

This is so clever and well done! I love the secret supplies. I just featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing! Smiley
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I love it, interesting mix of material.
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