Nest Pincushion

Sized for the palm of your hand, this felted nest makes finding a needle easy.
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Description

Sized for the palm of your hand, this felted nest makes finding a needle easy. Sewn with printed cotton topped with a disk of felted knit, the base is weighted with flax seed for stability. Add needle-felted eggs, twigs, and leaves for the finishing touches.

Originally Published: Stitch Fall 2009

SKU: EP2828

Author/Speaker/Editor: Heidi Boyd

Format: Pattern

Details

Finished Size:

About 1" to 1 1/2" high (depending on how tightly you stitch through the pincushion in Step 7) x 4" in diameter.

Fabric Requirements:

- Four 5" x 4" scraps or 1/8 yd each of two different cotton prints for pincushion base (shown here: Moda Timeless Treasures leaf pattern and Marcus Fabrics Natural Effects)

- 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece of felted wool sweater for pincushion top (shown here: gray/brown)

- Scraps of three colors of felted wool sweater for leaves and twigs (shown here: brown, teal, and green)

See project for complete supply list and notions.

Originally Published: in Stitch Fall 2009

SKU: EP2828

Author/Speaker/Editor: Heidi Boyd

Format: Pattern