Saturday, 28 May 2011

Pincushion Swap Unveiling

I was the lucky recipient of Hilde's pincushion in the Swap I took part recently.  But's not all; she also included a box of Clover Patchwork Pins as well as a packet of paper hearts for paper piecing.

I love the "mushroom pincushion" with the little hidden compartment in the base. Perfect for small odds and ends (like the band-aid Hide put it in case of an emergency). She also put in a couple of cute buttons and a length of lovely ribbon. Thanks very much Hilde!

And this is the pincushion I made. It went all the way to Val in Brazil. 

I hand pieced it using the English Paper Piecing technique then hand quilted it.
Thanks Hilde and Hilde for organizing this swap. I hope it wasn't the last time ;). If you would like to see more lovely creations go here.

Happy Sewing!


Rita said...

Sali Vreni!
Das Nadelkissen von Hilde ist ja süss und die "ZUtaten" dazu erst! Ganz viel Freude damit!
Dein Kissen ist aber auch wunderbar geworden!!Sieht Klasse aus!
Wünsch Dir ein ganz schönes Wochenende und viele liebi Grüessli, Rita

Cathy said...

Wow Vreni gorgeous pincushions, both the one you received and the one you made!! Lovely swap! xo

barcord said...

Lovely pincushions Vreni. You really enjoy all those tiny projects dont you. I must take time to make some tiny things when I have met all my targets. Only 2 scrapbooks for my sis & sis and a quilt for my friend's special bir'day. Then.........:o)

Theodora quilts said...

they are so pretty all of them ,so dainty and cute designs ,enjoy them.xoxo theodora

Jessica said...

So pretty. I thought the top one was a sun hat, maybe it is a mushroom wearing a sun hat!
Love the one you made too!

Lynda said...

I thought it was a sunhat too. So cute. Love the one you made and to do it all by hand....I'm impressed!

Thimbleanna said...

What a wonderful idea to include a bandaid with a pincushion -- very clever! They're both just beautiful -- what a great swap!

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Hilde said...

It was great fun organizing the swap. There were so many beauties crossing the oceans that we have to do this again next year! I can see Hilde spoiled you! ;-)