Monday, 15 August 2011

Paying it Forward with Pinnies

With a little help from my Aurifil threads I completed three pincushions- paying it forward for Rachel, Leila and Suzanne.  They each gave me an idea of what they wanted so hopefully these are just right.  I like them all, and they make a nice little grouping.
This is Rachel's.   The block is Mother's Dream, I do like traditional x and + blocks.  The fabrics are all vintage from my new pile except the Kei Kerchief girl in the middle- oh for more of this fabric!
Leila liked blue and these are all vintage fabrics, aprons etc

Both of these have a wool fabric back and a little hand stamped tag.
Suzanne wanted something like the clutch I made for Kaelin.  This is double sided with a sewing theme on the front...
and a house theme for the back.  Aurifil threads again for the hand stitch details- wool 12 weight and cotton 12 weight.  They are lovely threads for hand stitching and a sashiko needle makes for quicker sewing.  Suzanne just won a pack of thread in my giveaway!  She does a lot of hand stitch detail so I know they are going to a good home.
Aurifil threads again for the hand stitch details- wool 12 weight and cotton 12 weight.  They are lovely threads for hand stitching.  These little cushions are en route to their new owners.
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12 comments:

  1. I'm getting spoiled rotten by you Kerry first your fab purse and now this! Such cute pinnies all of them!! Can't wait to come up with little gifts I can send to pay it all forward :-)

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  2. Those are adorable and I found you description of the Aurifil threads helpful as I've not seen any in 'real life'. I might be tempted to order some...

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  3. They are all gorgeous! Lucky girls....

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  4. Gorgeous! Could sit and look at them all day!

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  5. These are so, so sweet Kerry! Seeing these sweet pincushions is a good reminder to me to focus some energy on little things -- not every project has to be huge. I just love these, with all their beautiful details.

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  6. EEEEEKK!!! Kerry, they are all so adorable, I shall be waiting by the letterbox on tenterhooks! Thank you! (Now to think of what I can do for my PIF...)

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  7. I am ridiculously pleased with your lovely comments about my pinnies, thank you so much for having a look.

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  8. each one of these is so lovely! your style pleases my eye and tugs at my heart. and now i need to find some aurifil 12 threads to try :)

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