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Married to Tony mother to 2 children Lucas 23, Gemma 26 & her boyfriend Sean. Carer for 2 crazy Jack Russells. I'm dyslexic so excuse any mistakes. The Stitching Room is where I spend my time playing with Clarice (my camera) and Bernie (my sewing machine). Come on in and see what I'm up to.

Tuesday, 12 June 2007

The tale of two pin cushions



Let me tell you the tale of two pin cushions. One day a few months ago I came across a pattern for a pin cushion while blogging. I thought it looked really cute It must have been a Saturday morning so I quickly rushed to my favorite quilt shop and got some fabric. I thought I will be able to sew the paper pieces while watching my son play football. So this I did. I then pieced it together and stuffed and it turned out like this.




I was happy with it but it didn't look quite like the one I had seen. I emailed May at Abyquilts and she kindly emailed me back. So I tried again looking more closely at the pattern. This one turned out right.












The pattern can be found here I think it is amazing that 15 two inch square can turn out so differently.

3 comments:

Hope said...

I remember seeing that pincushion. Yours looks fantastic!

Lucy Locket said...

Hi Leanne - I've just popped over to have a look at your blog and it is fantastic - your work is amazing and I love the way you have adapted things to make them your own. I really like that little thread pot - where did you find the pattern? You say your writing isn't good but it looks lovely on your 365 quilt - much much nicer than mine! Take care and keep showing us your amazing pictures - your work is so neat and perfect! Lucy

mellyandrosie said...

That is a really cute pin cushion! In fact both of them are really cute!! Maybe you have made a new design there! =)