Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Pincushion parade

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Last week I got an email about this pincushion parade from
And of course I had to join!! I love pincushions and have hosted a swap for quite some years now.
One part of the parade is to show your “UGLY” pincushion and I love every single one of my pincushions but my FIRST one that I made, was made by hand sewing the pieces and just because it’s old it has also collected quite some dust!
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Now from my oldest to my newest! I just got this in the mail from my swap partner- Thanks Cheryl!!
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Then I got ready for the “parade”
I have pincushions all sorts of places so I had to make sure I found all the hiding places and pulled them all out!
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I asked my oldest daughter to help set them out and she was ACTUALLY willing to help and had fun!
Here’s “JUST” the owls
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Then animals and seasonal ones
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then sewing related
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Swiffer even wanted to help!
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Here’s all of them!
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completed! and Solveig actually thought it was cool and fun!!
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My middle daughter wanted to help too and I wanted to get a top view of all of them too so she helped lay them out on the floor!
I think this is called “knolling” btw
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If I counted correctly I have close to 100!! (98) – maybe I counted wrong I don’t know, I get a different number each time!!
(I just noticed I don’t have any purse pincushions nor biscornu pincushions that I used to make lots of, I guess I gave them all away or little fingers took the purses to play with)
It was fun to lay them all out and see them all again….
If you are ever interested in joining my pincushion swap, look for a blog post soon, as Sept is our last month of this round and I start sign ups mid month of the last month, the next round will be Oct-Dec, so for 3 months and those are usually busy months so plan ahead!! it’s a lot of fun to get a squishy package in the mail each month, it’s like Christmas!!
Hope you’ll join
and thanks ladies for hosting this link up of pincushions

15 comments:

tubakk said...

So fun this is. I tried to find some of the pincushions I made for you, and I think I saw a few. I can also spot many of them I have just the same as you. Pincushionswap is just awesome, so I recommend all to join in for the next round. I'm making a blogpost later today, just have to find all my hundred pincushions. Have a nice day. Thinking of you in the US now you have to deal with Irma.

Hilachas said...

Wow! You do have a lot of pincushions. 98! What a fabulous addition to the PIncushion Parade. Thanks for joining. Your pincushion swap sounds like fun. I'll be watching for your next announcement and plan to join the swap.

Janet said...

Oh my goodness! I don't know how you can even find them all! How many of them do you actually use for putting pins in - that's what I want to know. I like the owl ones a lot. I must get an owl pincushion... :)

Sharmayne said...

Wow, that certainly is a lot of pincushions ...... I do like the little bird with the thread catcher on the bottom left of the photo

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

I probably have 30+. They are all over the house, and many live with certain machines. Fun to see all of yours. Glad you like the newest one.

I am said...

wow i am loving your pin cushions,you have an amazing collection ,thankyou for sharing xx

Helen said...

OMG I thought I had a pincushion fetish but you beat me hands down.....lol....
Love them.....
Ohhh I would love to join a pincushion swap, glad I have found your blog

Lin said...

Oh my! what a collection. Beautiful. xx

Maria said...

Oh My Goodness! thats a serious collection of pincushions.....

Needled Mom said...

Wow....and I thought I had a lot!!!

Angie in SoCal said...

How darling. Love the owls best. That is a LOT of pincushions! Do you have a favorite tutorial for them?

desertskyquilts said...

Oh, my gosh! I thought *I* had a lot. LOL I'm a piker!

Magpie's Mumblings said...

I think you should win a prize for having the most! I must admit to having a special liking for owls. Enjoyed my visit, thank you.

koi seo said...

wow i am loving your pin cushions,you have an amazing collection ,thankyou for sharing xx


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Jenny said...

Amazing