Or I would be if I hadn't just made two more pincushions from Leah's awesome tutorial on Tallyscrapper!! My teacup pincushion turned out so perfectly that I kept thinking about making more. Then the other day I was in the attic, and I found some treasure. A vintage tin measuring cup and a pottery vase. Jackpot!!
As the fabric for both I used vintage scarves that I had kicking around and more of that rescued batting.
With the measuring cup I also used Modge Podge to attach a distressed image of a sewing needle fairy that I found at, that's right you guessed it, *The Graphics Fairy*. Then I hot glued some flowers around the top and bottom and added Pearls (by Queen&Co) for centers.
The pottery vase pincushion was a little tougher to decorate due to its' shape. All the lace I wanted to use was too big, so I ended up going with some twine. Then I hot glued an old clip-on flower earring that I got from my mom. She gave me a bunch of old jewelry a month or so ago, and I've been steadily working my way through it. (By the way, have I mentioned that I LOVE using tin snips? They make me feel tough.)
These are so fun to make and super easy. I did both of them in a couple of hours, and that includes the time I spent treasure hunting in the attic! I entered them in a challenge on Tallyscrapper, and I'll be linking them up all over the place (Like Brag Monday and Get Your Craft On). This linking thing really is fun. I love seeing what everyone else is up to and I've been getting tons of great project ideas. Hope I can keep up!!