Friday, June 04, 2010

More Stitchin' & Pin Cushions Galore

Well I've been busy stitchin' & sewin'.
I kind of got sidelined on a pin cushion sewing adventure for a while, but then got my stitchin' mojo back and made a Needle & Scissor Case with a matching Fob.
Now, if I can only find a pair if prim scissors in black the look would be complete.
You can click on the pictures for a better view.


Here is the front & the inside of my needle & scissor case along with it's matching fob. I designed everything but the big fancy scissors, I got them from a freebie pattern. It is stitched on 32ct. linen tea-dyed after stitching, using DMC thread in 310 & 115. I even tea-dyed the felt piece. I got the fabric from Hobby-Lobby and made the cording from the same DMC threads.

Here are the passel of pincushions I sewed up. There are two tomatoes with strawberry emery's, a strawberry with a strawberry emery, two strawberry emery's (hanging), two pumpkins and a little tomato. Aren't they just too cute.

I also fabric covered a couple of cardboard textile bobbins to wrap some of my flat trims on. I definitely need to make some more of these.
You can find the pattern here:
http://sarahdenormandie.over-blog.com/article-679373.html

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a piece of yourself behind, I really do appreciate all of your comments, they make me smile & keep me motivated.
I hope you all have a great weekend filled with sunny weather and lots of stitching fun.

Take Care & Happy Stitching
Sandy

15 comments:

  1. Sandy, everything looks amazing! LOVE the pincushions and your bobbins look wonderful! Great work :)

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  2. Very nice finishes, Sandy. I was just thinking the other day how to store my lace. I like your fabric covered bobbin idea. How did you attach the fabric?

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  3. Very cool finishes! I love all the cushions, pinkeeps, emerys. You mention the big scissors were a freebie. Do you remember where? They are very cool!

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  4. The scissor fob is adorable and so are the pin cushions!
    Heidi-ILCS

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  5. You can never have too many pincushions, yours are lovely! And that's a very pretty way to store your lace.

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  6. Sandy what lovely pincushions and needlebook - everything looks amazing.

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  7. Wow!! You've been making some wonderful things. Love the needlebook!

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  8. Wonderful job on these Sandy! I am going to have to try making a few of these adorable treasures. Wonderful job on your finishes.

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  9. Terrific finishes.

    Marl

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  10. Cool design!! Will you be sharing it? I like the idea for your lace...I think I will do the same for my ribbons. I look forward to what you do nest!!

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  11. Great finishes, your pincushions are so cute.

    Jo

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  12. It all looks wonderful! You could try a pair of the Putnam scissors - would match one of the pairs you have on your piece - love it!

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  13. Just found your blog whilst blog hopping - you have some lovely work on here. I think I may try the strawberry pincushion. kind regards, Shirley

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