Thinking back
I wonder if it is the weather?


I have only spent a week on this design, I thought it would take a lot longer to get the bugs out.  But, I now have a working version and have completed the finishing.

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I wasn't sure how I would get this to be functional as both a needle keeper and a container for pins.

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I have added a little ribbon tab between the embroidery and the lining.

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You can pull on this and the little cushion just pops out.

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I found a scrap of Liberty cotton fabric to act as the lining at the back of the cushion.  Liberty is a fine lawn and easily manipulated fabric and adds a nice touch to the piece.  I think that I can improve on the construction of this pillow.  I only had fibre-fill, cardboard and tacky glue but I think I will make one with a balsa wood frame.

Now onto the next design.


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Queenie Patch

How clever to have th pins hidden inside! The stitching is beautiful.


That's turned out very well. Small, neat, useable.

Carolyn Foley


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