Friday, November 20, 2015

A FUN Pincushion Finish & Pattern Review!

Super-cute finish to share this week!
Large and sturdy, this fun pincushion is fully-lined and stuffed with walnut shells to keep pins and needles sharp! I combined vintage with retro fabrics to use with a white Kona background.

The pattern is a new design by Karen, who blogs at SugarFreeQuilts, available at her Etsy shop HERE. It comes with very detailed instructions, and a full-size 'map' to lay out your fabric pieces before piecing.
The double-layer backing used a technique new to me that was quite simple once I wrapped my brain around it.
I really ought to have switched to white thread for the binding though...

In other progress this week, I completed Step Two of the Christmas Table Topper QAL hosted by Carole of From My Carolina Home. Step Three was announced today, so hopefully I will get these pieced together over the weekend.
I am also looking forward to reading finishes shared at the Friday Linkups over the weekend!

Hope yours is a great one!
TGIFF is hosted this week at Anja Quilts!

14 comments:

  1. What a cute pin cushion. I like the idea of finishing it off with binding. Nice work!

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  2. Great pin cushion, and I love the binding. Karen is a friend of mine. I didn't have to make one -- I lucked out and got one in a pin cushion swap. Thanks for linking up with TGIFF.

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  3. Cute pin cushion, I love your binding fabric, dots are always a winner in my book! :)

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  4. Your PiNS pincushion came out beautiful! I love your bright and cheery fabric choices. Thanks for the link to the QAL! I'm heading over there right now to check it out! XO

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  5. Very lovely pin cushion. Your table topper looks interesting...with different than your usual Christmas Colours.

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  6. So nice to see my pal Karen's little pincushion popping up on other blogs! Lovely work!

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  7. Lovely finish. And a great pattern.

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  8. What a fun pattern! We featured your Pin Cushion over on the FWFS blog! Thank you for stopping by and linking up!
    -Lindsey
    http://fortworthfabricstudio.blogspot.com/2015/11/fabric-frenzy-friday-features_22.html

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  9. Amazing post dear! You have a wonderful blog:)
    What about followingeach other on Instagram, Bloglovin, Twitter?.. :)

    www.bloglovin.com/blog/3880191

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  10. That is a really fun pincushion Heidi - i love the letters and the fabric you used!

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