Monday, June 20, 2011

Another current passion of mine - Bottlecap Pincushions

 (Accidentally republished this.)
At any given time I am in the midst of a passionate affair with a particular craft.  One that caught me last summer was Bottlecap Pincushions. These are little felt covered, and stuffed plastic bottle caps that become little cute pincushions.

This is one of the first ones I ever made. It's small - about 1.5" in diameter and a little over 1" high.. It was fun, quick and really allows me to use all those embroidery threads I was going to do something with on of these days. This was just the start of many that have come to be since last August. With them my love of color has come alive again. Have also found that embroidery and I do get along very well. These have been goo practice for crazy quilting - it's practice that creates cute little "jewels". It's lot of fun. Here are some more of my little felted, embroidered "gems".

These are only a few. Many of these have gone to ladies that really enjoyed their designs and colors. I am in the process of doing more. Will post them at a later time.  For those who would like to try their own here's a great tutorial on how to do the basics - just remember that you are only limited by your imagination on these:

Here's a few more:

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