Archive for the ‘Pincushions’ Category

The humble pincushion…  Whether it be shaped like a tomato, strawberry, a wheel of colors surrounded by buttons and bows, or something much more enticing like this Little House Pincushion, I can honestly say I’m drawn to them all.  I don’t know why pincushions intrigue me or even why I look for new pincushion patterns when I clearly have enough, I guess it’s just one of those things.

What I can say for sure is that Jo has done a fabulous job designing this Little House pincushion so I just had to share it with you today.  Jo demonstrates the versatility of her design by sewing one for the Christmas Season as well as one for Spring and also Summer on her blog.  My love of polka dots draws me to the one below, but the possibilities are endless for this cute and clever design.  Jo has put together a very helpful tutorial for making your own Little House pincushion on her Bearpaw blog.  I hope you will take a moment to visit Jo’s Bearpaw Blog  and see all of the wonderful sewing and quilting posts, and also leave a nice comment for this fun yet practical pincushion to sew for yourself or for a friend.

For me, this is a project I’m adding to my list of projects to do soon.  With the large stash of beautiful fabrics that I have along with several charm packets, I think there is a Little House waiting to make it’s home on my sewing desk in the very near future.

Thanks again to Jo for this wonderful tutorial and let me leave you today with a passage from Proverbs 3:5  “Trust in the Lord with all your heart.  Never rely on what you think you know.”

Blessings to all,


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