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« on: September 23, 2013 04:38:14 PM »

For the recent Make-a-Friend Swap, I made deathbeforedishes an armrest pincushion based on a couple from her Pinterest. I used one of her favorite colors (peach!) and one of my favorite themes (woodlands animals <3) when I picked the fabrics. I used a tutorial found here: http://duringquiettime.com/2009/10/scrappy-armrest-pincushion-tutorial.html

On the top is a patchwork pincushion, and on the sides are roomy pockets for scissors or crochet hooks or some other small tool. I also enjoyed making the quilted back section even though it will be hidden most of the time Smiley


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The pincushion:

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The back:

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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2013 05:00:53 PM »

I love the fabric you chose!  She's very lucky to get such a nifty pincushion.
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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2013 06:19:18 PM »

That is fantabulous fabric... I LOVE it!
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2013 06:20:23 PM »

Gorgeous!  I never would have thought to pair peach with woodland creatures.  My mind must not work as wonderfully as yours.  It looks amazing and so practical!
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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2013 09:11:19 PM »

The combination of fabrics is lovely, especially the patchwork. Not to mention that your craftsmanship is excellent. So nice!
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« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2013 08:04:32 AM »

Practical, pretty, perfect!
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« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2013 08:33:55 PM »

LOVE this! Your fabric selections could not have been more perfect.
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