Thursday, May 18, 2017

Turtle pincushions


I showed on instagram and facebook already how I got this turtle pincushion pattern in the mail!
(Thanks Darlene @ quiltshopgal)
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Of course I can’t just make ONE! I figured I’d make 3 and create an assembly line!
So I found 2 sets of batiks and 1 set of my favorite color – blue cotton!
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and a few hours later, these little turtles were done!!
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One is made with scraps of batiks from a secret project I made for Island Batik
-This one I stuffed more with crushed walnut shells than the rest
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Then using some leftover beach batiks (from the churn dash quilt I designed for Island Batik) I made this one and it’s stuffed only with fiber fill.
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and lastly this blue one is stuffed following the directions more closely, lightly in the limbs and half crushed walnut shells and fiber fill in the body/shell.
I did NOT use fusible fleece on any of these, as I don’t have it and figured I didn’t want to bother with batting either.
They look great as they are!
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Then they started playing around!!
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and almost played the kissing game!
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Such fun little creatures, I’m glad I got the pattern and it was fun and easy to follow!
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Have you made these?
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Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

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7 comments:

Nancy said...

Such cute pincushions. The fabrics are great.

Creative Latitude said...
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QuiltShopGal said...

Adorable honu (Hawaiian for turtle) pincushions. Total #CreativeGoodness. And I absolutely love the batik fabrics you used. I'm curious how many different pin cushions do you now have in your collection? You do such a great job tackling such tiny projects and they really are lovely pin cushions.

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cucki said...

Aw cutie pie
I love him so much
Big hugs x

dorothy said...

Love these little guys; I can see using them as a stuffed toy for a baby too!

Vicki in MN said...

Love the stacks of turtle, adorable!

margaret said...

loving your turtles