Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Gifts for Sewing: Part 1

In March I am attending a small event with some crafty friends who love sewing. Part of my gift to each person will be a pincushion. Due to a rather wacky work/life schedule right now, I am trying to think, plan, and work ahead to ensure everything is done in time.

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Heather Bailey’s free Square Deal pattern and tutorial is a wonderful resource for making cute pincushions.

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The pincushions can be made quickly. Mine are sewn and stuffed with one totally finished. Now I just need to finish embellishing the other five pincushions.

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A large doll-maker’s needle threaded with embroidery floss helps to attach the ribbon and buttons (there is a flower button on each side of the pincushion). The floss is actually a hot-pink color and not as red as it looks in the picture.

Part 2 of my gift offering is just about done; I will share that element soon.


grendelskin said...

So sweet! The ribbon totally makes it extra-special.

Lorrie said...

Love these - your fabric choices take the project up a notch.

Jill said...

Your sewing is so neat Junie Moon :0)
A great colour choice and a lovely gift.
Jill x

Thimbleanna said...

Very Cute Junie Moon! I'll bet you're looking forward to your get-together!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I love the colors and patterns of the fabric you used in the pin cushions, June! They will be welcomed gifts.

Yummers! said...

I love your fabric and color choices. The pincusions are adorable. Your friends will cherish them.