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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… 383 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


Travelling with a craft addiction: Canada

I have been away for a few weeks – visiting relatives in Canada and enjoying a holiday in Japan.

While in Canada, I had a few moments to do a little browsing in quilt shops. 1,215 more words


Compass Quilters: Ella and Nesta’s Little Room

Compass Quilters is in its second month, and Nesta from Ella and Nesta’s Little Room is our queen bee in September.

Nesta asked us all to make 6-inch cross-stitch blocks using this… 333 more words


More op-shop pincushions

I had some time and a hot-melt glue gun.

Two pincushions were made simply by cutting circles of fabric, running gathering stitches around the edges and drawing the gathering stitches up around balls of hobby fill. 185 more words