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Meadow Mice Pincushions

I just wanted to share the latest pincushions, just sold these 2 to a very sweet lady.  I hand stitch the mice then i look at my calico and pick something that inspires me.  16 more words


Making work for idle hands

I have been hobbling around like Lurch these last seven weeks.

It’s been getting progressively worse, to the point where a walking stick was distinctly helpful and I started to think of a hip replacement as something to be earnestly hoped for. 377 more words

Sewing & Embroidery

Plant shopping

Marianne Alexander (Constantia Valley Garden Club) succumbed to some gorgeous impulse buys recently:

“I just couldn’t resist them – ‘So Exquisite’ (above) is most aptly named – one of its parents is the rocket pincushion. 56 more words

South African Gardening

Mrs Peacock’s pincushion

Have you ever made something simply because you thought the person you planned to give it to would like it? Not because it was a birthday or Christmas, just because you felt like it? 241 more words


Compass Quilters: Red Delicious Life

Compass Quilters is in its third month (yes, already!), and Diana from Red Delicious Life is our queen bee in October. Diana asked us to make 11½-inch string blocks, broken by a solid white stripe, and she explained her method on her… 378 more words



Since posting the Apple Pincushion Paperweight DIY on Sunday, I have been admiring the wide range of pincushion designs out there on the web. Here are a few of my favourites… 45 more words


Pincushions {Day Eleven}

This is {Day Eleven} in the series of Sewing for the Holidays. Click the link to follow along from the beginning!

The gift suggestion for today is… 95 more words