Wednesday, January 13, 2016

pincushions and crocheting

pincushion swap 2016
I received my January Pincushion from Nancy, a two seasoned one.
A cute embellished butterfly on one side
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and a winter motif with beading on the back
Thanks Nancy!!
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I made these two pincushions recently and sent the blue one to Janne this month
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AND this one, it was a new embroidery file I got so I had to test it out!
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I have also been crocheting a bit.
I found a pin on pinterest that linked to here
and first I used some polyester yarn I had
which resulted in this
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but it was really too small for Anja
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instead I went to warlmart and found a cute variegated cotton yarn and remade it and added a little flower. MUCH better!
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Love how the variegated yarn made it look like rows
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I also found this lamb hat pattern and when I made it I thought it would be too small too because my yarn was thinner, so I did the toddler sized, which ended up BEING toddler sized, so it fit Sonja
She thought it was cute at first but now refuses to wear it!
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I also ordered some other goodies that came in the mail.
Some embroidery stabilizer for knit fabrics, some frixion pens AND a lunch box baby quilt embroidery set from IHAN.
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I’ve also made some more pincushions but can’t show those yet!
saw this on FB, don’t know if it’s Mrs bobbins or not, but still funny Smile
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3 comments:

Vicki in MN said...

Bea that pink hat that Anja is earing is so cute, Anja is just a beautiful little girl! Would you do me a favor and measure the hat circumference and also from the top of the hat to the bottom. I don't have a baby to measure and I am making some for Bundles of Love and want a ball park measurement to see if I am on the right track.

cucki said...

Beautiful pin cushions...
The baby is looking so cute xx

margaret said...

2 nice hats shame Sonja will not wear hers maybe your crocheted one will fit one of their dolls. Pin cushions look good you must be delighted with the butterfly one