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Gifty Galore: Peas in a Pod Pincushion

I love really small projects, so I decided to sew up this for our Gifty Galore project. Some of you guessed it on our Quilt Along group on Quilt With Us.

It's the "Peas in the Pod" pincushion from the book, Super Cute Pincushions! For this project I had to find wool felt, and wool roving, which I found at my local craft store. I had not worked with this stuff before, but it's used for rolling up and felting small pieces. When it gets wet, it knots up and felts really nicely. I used Light Steam-a-Seam II to bond the felt pieces together. I also used Wonder Invisible Nylon Thread to tie together the top of the opening of the pea pod, this helped cup the small peas inside plus it holds it all together. This project hardly took any time at all, so I'm sure you all have no excuses! I think it's a really cute pincushion, and I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.

(By the way, I have a little 'pea' growing inside me too, I'm 14 weeks pregnant. Surprise!) -Jenna

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Comment by Teri on October 2, 2012 at 1:41pm


Comment by Jenna on October 1, 2012 at 1:40pm

Thanks ya'll!

Comment by Gayle/La. on October 1, 2012 at 10:49am

Congratulations!!!!!!  Jenna I didn't get that book or I am sure that I would have made a better guess than I did.  It is sew cute and I am sure it will be a successful gift.

Comment by AidaCJ/NH on October 1, 2012 at 10:39am

So sweet of you to share your good news!  Congratulations.  And the pin cushion looks awesome.

Comment by Norma, Ont /Can on October 1, 2012 at 10:01am

Peas in Pod Pin cushion is Sew cute , Jenna

 Congratulations on your Pregnancy .  <3

Comment by Barb/WI on October 1, 2012 at 9:43am

Congratulations on that sweet pea you are expecting!  The pin cushion is darned cute!

Comment by Judy/WA on October 1, 2012 at 8:46am

That is sew cute Jenna!!

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