Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Kitty Pin Cushion

Today I made something new from a pattern made by Tammy of Rock River Stitches. It is such a cute pattern, that I will be making a bunch of them for friends. Tammy's patterns are really great to work from, simple and easy to follow.

But, you know me, I cannot follow directions, I just make things, lol. Then I see what I did wrong and try to correct it the next time;) I definitely need to practice my machine skills, I cannot seem to stay on track when I am sewing. So, mine is a bit off and not as nice as hers, but not bad for my first try. I do have a hard time working with small pieces.

I used heavy tan ticking for the kitty and light weight cotton ticking for the base. Then I sprayed it with walnut spray to age it. The spool I got in a package from the craft store and then I wound a piece of my dyed floss around it a bit. I think it will be fun to find mini sewing items and try different things with the designs.


8 comments:

Joanne said...

OMG Debbie - i absolutely love your pin cushion - it's wonderful - i so wish I could sew (would need a sewing machine to do this with! LOL) So adorable!

Kathie said...

Debbie, this is awesome!
so cute, looks great just sitting there!

rockriverstitches said...

Debbie, Thanks for the plug for my kitty pincushion pattern. You did a great job on your kitty.

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Great job!!!! I saw this on Tammy's blog ~ you did a fantastic job!!! Love it.

Jacque. said...

oh Debbie...that is so dang cute!!! Now, adapt it to be a dog on top and it will be beyond cute! ~grin~

Anonymous said...

Debbie, the kitty pincushion you've made is great!
Imi

A Quilter Awakens said...

I totally love that pincushion!

JoJo said...

This is darling, Debbie. Of course, I'm a cat fanatic so anything in the shape of a cat is just perfect. I love it.