I really enjoy making smaller projects, and this was a a particularly lovely one to make. This pattern, Love and Friendship, is by the Australian designer Natalie Bird of The Birdhouse Patchwork Designs, and was purchased from Coast & Country Crafts and Quilts here in the UK. I've used some fabrics from the Super Bloom collection by Edyta Sitar that were leftover from a quilt I made back in 2020, and a selection of Cosmo embroidery threads in colours that matched the fabrics...
...the pincushion was filled with crushed walnut shells, so as well as keeping my pins sharp, it's got a bit of weight to it so it sits nicely on my sewing table. I used a piece of wool felt for one of the sides and a small button was stitched on top of the pincushion to finish it off. The quilted zippered pouch is quite roomy and is perfect for storing lots of sewing essential bits and bobs.
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