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« on: March 05, 2006 11:37:35 AM »



I have a bunch of wooden spools sitting around waiting for a project.  I just purchased some vintage fabric and decided to make one of the spools into a pin cushion.  I cut a circle of fabric with pinking shears, used embroidery thread to make a running stitch around it then filled it with fiberfill and pulled the threads tight around it.  Make a knot and it's done!

I decorated it with a felt ball acorn and twine and some of my Sprout fimo pins.  I think it's really cute.  Now I want to make a collection of toadstools with the spools!
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2006 11:46:29 AM »

how could you not have any comments on this?
this is amazing!
job well done
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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2006 12:18:02 PM »

i really like it!! its differant and original!
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2006 04:59:27 PM »

Thanks!  I like it a lot.
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2006 05:30:16 PM »

Wow, that looks great.
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2006 02:56:26 AM »

I love this pincushion.. I know I've got a bunch of old spools somewhere if I can find them I'm definitely going to make at least one pin cushion. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2006 06:37:36 PM »

Oh, that is adorable! I lerv it!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2006 05:01:08 PM »

That's very cute!
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frolickingmango
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2006 05:25:46 PM »

I might have that exact same fabric. Mine is an old sheet from Goodwill. Crazy. Oh, and that is a very cute pin cushion.
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