Sunday, 10 August 2014

Sunday Stash # 4



No fabric, but look at my lovely pincushion! I just won this in a giveaway to celebrate the first year anniversary of LeeAnna's blog, Not Afraid of Color.  If you haven't visited it, go have a look, it's one of my favourites; she really isn't afraid of colour and has a great, often quirky, take on things.

I love a good pincushion and not only because they're useful.  Thanks LeeAnna - it's been put straight to use, as you can see and I'm showing it off over at Molli Sparkles.












8 comments:

  1. How lovely! Though I always prefer them with thousands of pins in so they look like colourful little hedgehogs. :)

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    1. Give me time. This had only arrived 5 minutes earlier and I was in a hurry to get it properly equipped.

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  2. Thanks for your comment on my blog. That is exactly the way I feel myself, and whenever I start to (make myself) feel I 'have' to blog, I lose the joy in it and it becomes just another chore, like you said.

    Congratulations on the win! Such a cute pincushion.I've been wanting to try paper piecing hexies myself (have been seeing them all over lately) and this looks like the perfect type of little project to start with.

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    1. It was fun to win something. I reckon it would be a perfect place to start with paper piecing - good luck.

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  3. Oh Yay for you Kaja! It's a very cute pincushion!

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    1. First thing I've ever won in a blogland giveaway. :-)

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  4. Kaja, I've found that if it has a bit of weight a good pincushion can also serve as a pattern weight so they don't fly while you're working. (I have fans going all over the place because my hot flashes hit like a freight train.) So anyway, this one looks like it could do double duty and how fancy is that? It surely is creative and lucky for you.

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    1. Hey Mary, I tend to have the door into the garden open, which has pretty much the same effect as a load of fans. A pincushion with multiple uses can only be a good thing!

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