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Pincushion Irene Experimenting 2

I think echoing the pattern from the top of the pincushion is a good idea, but my first attempt is not satisfying.

Now this side is very appealing. 41 more words


A quick no-sew Pincushion

I honestly believe that it is not possible to have too many pincushions! I use at least seven different types of pins, and I like to keep like-pins with like, and to have two pincushions for each sort (one to pin from where I am working, and one near my machine to pin into as I remove the pins when sewing). 668 more words

All Things Quilty

Pincushion Irene Experimenting 1

First attempts to modify the pattern Helga to create a pincushion I will call Irene… needs some work.

The first, middle row is too small, so the second row buckles too much. 132 more words


Pincushion Irene Inspiration

Experimentation is key to working out a good pattern. Here is my snowflake pattern Helga (which still needs a lot of work) in green, with a bit more work done on it in white. 46 more words


Sample Summer on Cushion

So once again, the colour combination is not great, but I’ve pinned the sample Summer pincushion on the test cushion. This is the correct size cushion for the pattern from the book. 161 more words


Sample Primrose on Cushion

OK, so clashing colours aside… I’ve pinned the sample Primrose to the work cushion, and this is a good view of what a cushion that’s too small looks like! 16 more words


Pincushion Cushion

Yay! My wool felt arrived from Hey Diddle Woolies and my wool stuffing arrived from The Olive Sparrow so I have created a cushion to use to help shape my pattern! 82 more words