Can you have too many pincushions?

I wanted a fun, quick little project to fill a couple of hours that could also be given away as a gift. So I decided to make a little (or rather big) deluxe pincushion. The pattern is by Heidi Staples and can be found in her book ‘Sew Organised’.

Her original pattern shows the front panel made up of nine, 1 inch patchwork squares, but I decided to use a quilting block with a fussy cut little mouse at it’s centre. I think it looks quite sweet – only hope the recipient likes it too!


Thank you for popping in, happy stitching!

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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2 Responses to Can you have too many pincushions?

  1. wybrow1966 says:

    Thank you, I just love the little mouse!

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