A Stick In The…

PINCUSHION!  I participate in a fun swapping group on Facebook, Sew, Share, Swap, and this is our first swap. We did pincushions. This is what I sent to my swap partner, and friend, CeLynn from CeLynn’s Sunflower Patch, if you don’t already follow her blog, you should!

I followed 2 tutorials that I found on Pinterest. The Cathedral Window Pincushion by Kim at My Go-Go Life. The other pincushion is actually one of my favorites, I like the idea of being able to trap spare pins, but that could just be the mom in me. This is the Pincushion Jar Tutorial by Andy Knowlton for Riley Blake.

Both tutorials were extremely easy to follow. If you are interested in pincushions and looking for tutorials, you are welcome to follow my Pincushion Board over on Pinterest.

Now one of the most fun parts of swaps is getting goodies in the mail and look what came for me!

These amazing goodies were sent to me by my wonderful friend Debbe from Pieces to Love, again if you aren’t following her, you should! She made me two pincushions (we were only required to send 1) and she sent me tons of goodies and a little treat for Anne.

Do you see the tiny pincushion in the thimble! I mean seriously! I am IN LOVE!

Do you participate in swaps? I have really enjoyed them and made so many wonderful friends doing them.

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11 Responses to A Stick In The…

  1. Debbe says:

    Enjoy my friend. I hope you have a wonderful day.

  2. tubakk says:

    I’ve just participated in a pincushion swap with Bea. http://densyendehimmel.blogspot.no/2013/02/naleputer.html
    Here you can see all my pincushions, and you also find a link to Bea with the others in the swap.

  3. Carrie P. says:

    I have done a few swaps. they are fun. Oh, that pincushion in the thimble is too cute!

  4. CeLynn says:

    A big Thank You for not only the two most Fab pincushions(which I have been using and admiring) but also for the shout out about my blog! You Rock girlfriend ;0)

    Love that thimble pin cushion!!

  5. Katy says:

    Fab swapsies! I’m on a self-imposed swap break right now before my head implodes. Or something.

  6. Lisa L. says:

    That cathedral window pincushion is wonderful! And I love the tiny little thimble pincushion too! What fun! 🙂

  7. Susan says:

    Both the ones you sent out and the ones that came back are wonderful! I love that little thimble one, too. Good use for a thimble. =)

  8. Barb N says:

    Love the colors in your pincushion!

  9. Snoodles says:

    That cathedral window pincushion is on my to-do list! Love it!

  10. Great tutorials, thank you! Your pin cushions are awesome 🙂 Thanks for linking up with Shirley @ SimpleSew today for Tips and Tricks Tuesdays!

  11. This pincushion was the first thing I saw when I started blogging and said I was going to make one and still havent done it, its my Fav.. I just love it. Some Quilts are still like that arnt we. So giving ! Glad you stopped by. Do you know what Trapunto ? Check it out on the link before you. it really peaks my interest and I would also love to hear you answer the questions she has written out for a new Linky party. Just cuz I am learning and your were one of my first Bloggy Buddies, I dont like the word Followers.. Artist or bloggy buddies is my fav.. Have a good week..

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