PINCUSHIONS I mean!
I guess you can never have too many shoes or handbags either – or metres of fabric!!
Over the years of involvement in patchwork, I have managed to acquire some beautiful pincushions. Some have been given to me at various quilting events and some I have made for myself because I just liked the pattern. My favourite pincushions are those made by friends for me. I look at them and remember who gave them to me – and they are just so special. I keep some pincushions in a basket, some in an old hat box and the rest are put in with various sewing projects. You can never have too many pincushions!!
This month I designed and made myself a new one using some lovely felted wool from our shop and worked it with the Aurifil Lana.
I am hoping the felted wool starts to ‘wear’ on the edges to make an interesting effect. I buttonholed all the seams in a matching purple wool and did a running stitch on the petals and leaves. The Lana really works well with felted wool and there are just so many colours to choose from.