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Project

Poor robin's pin cushion

Project Description

What was your source for this embroidery project? Other Tell us more about what inspired you. This came in a kit. What are you most proud of? I love how the whole thing came together. The instructions were to stitch with one thread over 32 count linen, which is finer work than I normally do. And I finished the pillow part! With cross-stitch, finishing can be a challenge. It took just as long to do the pillow as it did the front. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just dive in! I got this kit from shepherd's bush, in Ogden Utah. Www.shepherdsbush.net

What you will need

  • This is a cross-stitch project! I purchased Poor robin's pin cushion kit
  • from Shepherd's Bush. The kit included cross stitch linen
  • silk embroidery floss
  • weeks dye works floss
  • and DMC floss. The kit also included the carrot button
  • pattern by Tina Herman and chenille trim. I purchased backing fabric from my local quilt shop
  • and pillow stuffing from Jo-Ann's.

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