Thursday, March 17, 2011

Crazy Pincushion

Last week Val's pincushion base arrived at my house

Val is a new blogger..... I love the new teacup fabric she has just bought
- pop over HERE and have a look -
do say Hi and welcome!


Val is wanting us to sew a bit about where we live.  I am just outside Toowoomba which is called the 'Garden City' - our largest festival is the Spring Carnival of Flowers....
~ this is what I added to the pincushion ~


~ lots of little french knots in those sunflowers ~


Now it's on its way to DeeDee in Texas, USA
DeeDee does an amazing assortment of crafts - pop over HERE and have a look
~ happy travels ~

Sue has already finished her round of Marina's pincushion
that must be the happiest pony I have ever seen
pop over and see it HERE

Stitching day for me.....

14 comments:

  1. love your garden city additions to the pincushion-to-be!

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  2. Lovely bright sunflowers to brighten the sewing space. Perfect contribution from a resident of Garden City in the Sunshine state.
    The pincushions look like they are a lot of fun already.

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  3. I LOVE your sunflowers!!!!!!!!!

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  4. your flowers and apple tree are gorgeous!
    can't wait till the first round gets to my place.

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  5. Fiona, I love what you've done. This is sooooo much fun. Thanks.

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  6. Love this travelling pincushion notion (and your flowers are pretty darned spiffy)...

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  7. The flowers are so colourful... just like your city!

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  8. What a sweet addition , I love it .You must live in a beautiful city ! I like the idea of adding something about where you live , that is really a nice idea !

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  9. I love what you added to the pincushion.

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  10. Hi Fiona, Your flowers are just beautiful and I love the apple tree. I hope I can do just as well on Dianne's pincushion base.
    This is going to be such fun.
    (((HUGS))) Roz.

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  11. Gorgeous sunflowers - these look like lots of fun. How big are the circles to begin with?

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  12. Fiona,
    How great is this pincushion stitch around turning out to be! I love the sunflowers and Sue's horse is adorable!! The next time you do something like this I am in!
    Deb

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  13. love your garden additions... I got mine from Shelia done and will be off monday to Sandi...what fun this is..

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  14. I just love the flowers you have added to the pin cushion.
    Hugs
    donna

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