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Gnome Mushroom House Pincushions

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Category Sewing
Type Home Decor
Style Romantic, Cute, Retro / Vintage, Whimsical
Jennifer Bohrer on

What materials did you use? felt, needlepoint yarn, embroidery floss, felt beads, trim

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What are you most proud of? I just love the way they look and the reaction people have to them. Little girls want to move in, I had several conversations at the last craft fair about who lives in them and what the rooms look like inside....magical. The size is just right to hold in your hand....I really enjoy making them.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? You really need to sew everything by hand, so wear reading glasses if you need to. It's best to plan your colors in advance. Keep glue to a minimum, you can't poke pins and needles through glue, it makes them gummy. I only glued on the trim at the border, everything else is hand sewn. Felt is very forgiving and a bit can use craft felt (cheap) or wool felt (not cheap) either is fine.

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Super Cute!!!

02/25/2013 Flag