* pincushion swap

Posted on October 22nd, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.


This round’s pincushion challenge is a swap. I’m sending my partner this little guy, made of some of my precious Junko Onishi fabric. It only took a little tiny bit of fabric, so I figured I could make the sacrifice. Now that I’ve cut in, of course, I have to make a matching needlebook or something to go with it. I decided on the satin stitch because it’s a heavy weight fabric and I thought the seams would be bulky otherwise. Instead it created this wacky curling effect, which I originally didn’t like but have since decided I don’t mind. Are you starting to see a theme of reversible things lately?

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9 Responses to “pincushion swap”

  1. futuregirl Says:

    I love the curly edge. I never would have thought it was an accident.

  2. Bronwen Says:

    That is so cute your swap partner is very lucky!

  3. LauriSmith Says:

    Beautiful! And I love the way the edges turned out!

  4. Julie Says:

    Very pretty! I love the edge!

  5. mariannealice Says:

    lucky lucky partner…love the colour combination!

  6. Nancy Says:

    ooh! love the ruffly edges and the reversibleness. lucky, lucky swap partner!

  7. D Says:

    These look really cute!

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