Posted on september 5th, 2008 in sewing by Meike

Just as I was about ready to give up on my new sewing machine, hurl it into the garden so it could rot with the soon-to-drop autumn leaves, I remembered my pincushion.

Of course! My pincushion! Exactly what I needed to restore faith in my meagre sewing skills! So last night, I cut two circles – one in Amy Butler fabric and one in 100% wool felt – and got to work. And lo and behold, just 30 minutes later, I ended up with this:

I’m happy, the sewing machine is happy, my pins are happy. Hurray!

P.S. The tutorial is here.

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  1. Stefanie said,

    on september 5th, 2008 at 12:33 pm

    Ohhh! Wie schön! Die Farben und der Igel, toll!
    Das Nadelkissen habe ich auch mal ausprobiert, aber bei mir hat das nicht geklappt!
    Allerdings war nicht die Nähmaschine schuld, es lag schlicht an meinem Unvermögen…

  2. Sue said,

    on september 5th, 2008 at 1:49 pm

    Beautiful Meike! That turned out great!
    Love that fabric.

  3. hannah said,

    on september 6th, 2008 at 9:34 am

    O wat mooi geworden! Prachtige stoffen en de knoop vind ik helemaal het einde. Bedankt voor de link.

  4. Christina said,

    on september 7th, 2008 at 5:40 pm

    it took me one YEAR to really get the hang of my machine.. it’s a learning curve :) I was ready to take it back i was so frustrated..don’t worry, it’ll get there!