Oooh, lovely things…

I don’t know about anyone else, but I just love the right tool for the right job. So having treated myself to a set of new ‘Tulip’ needles, I simply had to have a lovely pincushion to park them in – even though I have several ‘handmade by me’ or ‘gifted’ pincushions already! I had been coveting the work of the Fish Museum and Circus for some time and decided to treat myself. The desire to own an animal pincushion is only intensified by the fact that they sell so quickly. First you need to sign up to a mailing list which then notifies you of the once a month, time of release for each set of pincushion. There are usually about 8-10 pincushions for sale – but these sell out within the first 5 minutes! It took me 4 attempts to buy one that I really liked! But then last week……..

And isn’t he just so cute……


Meanwhile in the garden – spring is in full swing! The slipper orchids, trilliums and cow parsley are all in flower….

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Happy stitching to one and all……………..

About wybrow1966

My name is Deborah, and my earliest recollection of being creative is learning how to smock at primary school. We had a wonderful, white-haired lady who came in once a week to teach the 'girls' how to sew. I am not sure what the boys got up to during this time - but I never once felt as though I was missing out on anything. Now, as a primary teacher, I often give up evenings to teach enthusiastic children how to embroider. I am now just about to embarked into the world of blogging. Who knows if anyone will be interested, or if I can even keep it up. But here goes....
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8 Responses to Oooh, lovely things…

  1. claire93 says:

    he is so cute, but I’ve no idea what animal he’s supposed to be.

  2. He is just super cute. Very unusual little critter.
    Glad to see you have a wonderful Spring and so many flowers too. Enjoy!!

  3. Dima says:

    Such a cute pincushion

  4. Catherine says:

    That is just so cute! I’ve just started to use my Tulip needles too, but don’t quite know what the long term storage of them is going to be!

  5. sewchet says:

    I’ve never seen a pin cushion quite like that before – no wonder you wanted one!

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