Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Want some watermelon?


I just love pincushions - and I have quite a few. Some are gifts from friends and some I've made myself. Well this one is a gift from a friend that I made myself. My friend Vicki gave me the pattern for this at the last sew-in in Anacortes.



If you would like to make one go to quiltmag.com - click on Sewing Projects and then Accessories - the pattern is on the first page - in two sizes. I made the small one.

There is lots of cute stuff to make there - I especially like the pattern for making a visor. I bought one but don't really care for the pattern on it - so I might make a few. Wouldn't it be cute to have a visor with baseball fabric for the baseball games - and veggies for gardening? Ohhh I'm getting inspired.


Back to the pincushions - do you have a favorite - or one you really enjoyed making?

12 comments:

Crispy said...

Hmmm interesting, a baseball cap pattern...like I don't have a 100 of them around here LOL. I've never made a pin cushion. I use a plain ol' tomato/strawberry one. Someday I want to make a counted cross stitch biscornu....someday :0)

Crispy

GardenofDaisies said...

That is a really cute little pincushion! And I really could go for a big slice of watermelon right now. It's sooo hot outside!

Sunny said...
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Sunny said...

( If my fingers hit the right keys I wouldn't have to delete my comments :-/ ) I have never made a pincushion but I saw some the other day I might make. Your watermelon one is very cute!

A Garden of Threads said...

That is really cute and I have never made a pincushion before, I will have to stop by any get the pattern.

Fearless Nester said...

I've never made a pin cushion, but I adore the ones that a blogger friend on my sidebar called "Pink Porches" makes and sells in her Etsy shop. She even has "goat" ones! That watermelon one is very sweet. ~Lili

Rowan said...

I keep my pins in a little box I'm afraid! I have made them, many years ago a lovely cross-stitch antique teddy bear which was a commission and I make primitive pinkeeps to use as ornaments. I don't actually use them as pincushions though.

Peg said...

What a great little pattern - thanks so much for sharing it - now I want to make pincushions!!

GardenofDaisies said...

Stopping back by to say thanks for your comment. That is so interesting about the movie promotion! And I would LOVE to see pics of your glassware.

JoyceAnn said...

Cute pin cushion , looks good enough to eat (LOL).

~ Many Blessings ~

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I love your pin cushion! My favorite is one I made last year. It was a pattern from American Patchwork & quilting.

Purple Pam said...

That is a very cute watermelon pincushion. I also have a pincushion collection. It is difficult to pick just one favorite, but it would be a toss between my purple mouse and my wool felt bumblebee. I have a great pattern for a bee skep that I want to make...someday!