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Making Chickens!

I had a lovely afternoon this week teaching my WI’s Craft Club how to make chicken pattern weights. It seemed a fairly apt project just after Easter. 307 more words


Crochet Pincushion - May 2016

I’ll warn you now, this is an odd one! I’d never really considered pincushions or their usefulness until I decided to make one. I got a free kit with Issue 66 of Mollie Makes – they called it retro style, I saw the opportunity to try out some of the floral designs that can be created with variations of the basic fan pattern. 160 more words


Pin Keeps For Spring

I just love the blue gray color of these fabrics

They are so easy to work with and coordinate so well together. I used to be able to get these in red as well but I have not been able to find them… 180 more words


The Perfect Gift for My Mom Was a Hedgehog PinCushion (Easy Sewing Pattern Included!)

It was my mother’s birthday recently, and I wanted to get her something that she would actually, well…use? She is a wonderful seamstress who passed her love for sewing down to me, so I decided to get out my needles and threads to make her something special. 308 more words


finished lily-of-the-valley pincushion!

I finished my pincushion! It turned out super cute. I went with a Rifle & Co. print fabric for the back, and also used it to make a covered button. 116 more words


Sewing some fun

Hello, dear pond readers, thank you for joining me here at the pond. Happily, I’m here today to share some crafty fun that I’ve been sewing. 445 more words

Geektastic Fun!

Collectable pincushion

Drummer Man pincushion
made in Occupied Japan, 1940s

This is a pin cushion from Occupied Japan. Occupied Japan items are now highly collectable – it’s the term used for the period from 1945-1952 (after World War II) when the Allies “occupied” Japan. 123 more words