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I have a very dusty craft blog. I still craft mainly for sale at local markets these days. I have a stash I want to turn into quilts for my family and friends!

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Apple Pincushion

from Craftapalooza
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Apple Pincushion
Apple Pincushion Posse of pincushions
Apple Pincushion Progress
Apple Pincushion
Apple Pincushion Pattern cover
Apple Pincushion

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Use a sewing machine
  • Hand sew

Pattern Description:

Sew your own adorable apple pincushion, or if you can bare to, sew for gifts. Great for that special crafter in your life. As well as being functional these guys are super duper cute!

When printing ensure you DON'T have fit to page, print at 100% for accuracy of pattern pieces.

Full colour throughout with clear photography and instructions outlining steps to create the pincushion.

Flickr group: http://www.flickr.com/groups/1191137@N20/pool/

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished apple approx 2.5" w x 3" h


  • Sewing machine
  • Fabric x 4 different prints, approx 6x3" each
  • Iron-on interfacing, approx 12x6"
  • Felt, approx 2x2.5"
  • 2mm leather thong - approx 2" long
  • Button, approx 0.5" diametre
  • #20 crochet thread to sew through apple centre, or similar, that you can pull tautly and won't snap
  • Toy stuffing

You Will Also Need:

  • 3-4" doll needle
  • Thimble
  • Scissors
  • Stuffing fork, optional, helps with getting a nicely stuffed apple

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