pincushion baby doll pillow tutorial.

26 February 2009

okay here's a new tutorial for yall.
and don't worry i'll explain the strikeout of the word pincushion.

take 3 charm squares from a charm pack.
any 3 you like.
{i'm using hartfield by barbara brackman.}

cut all 3 of those in half.

find your favorite arrangement of 3 strips together.
make 2 of these little guys.
{don't forget to press...we want nice pretty seams.}

with right sides together...
sew all the way around, leaving a 1" opening for turning.

cut off all 4 corners.

turn right side out.

stuff it like a thanksgiving turkey.
then hand sew the opening shut.

you have just made your very own pincushion.
i mean...

baby doll pillow!!!
here is sallie mae on her new pillow.

how could i say no to that???
she melts my ♥.
so baby doll pillow it is.

no matter what you use it for.

p.s. it measures 5 1/2 X 4 1/2

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rachelmp said...

Oh, beautiful pic!

Aunt Donna said...

Awww... you could NOT say no to that! Your project is adorable as is your model! Have a good day.

Kritta22 said...

What a sweet baby!

Jackie said...

Very, very sweet!

TexasRed said...

How precious!

Purple and Paisley said...

your daughter is a doll...and i'm quite pleased she seems to love purple! =)

Carrie P. said...

Such a cute picture of Sallie Mae.

Anonymous said...

Oh that is so cute! That sometimes happens here project takes on a different purpose that I originally intended. But, that's why we have stashes, right?!


Red Geranium Cottage said...

Sallie Mae is just adorable!!!!!!!!Id give her anything she wanted.

amandajean said...

oh, such a cute pillow. or pin cushion. you can't go wrong either way, can you? thanks for the tutorial!

charlie said...

The only things cuter than that darling, I mean Baby Doll Pillow, are your two adorable children. Talk about cute!!!
I'm having a blast on your web site case you haven't noticed. This is about the 4th or 5th comment I've left so far. I keep telling myself I have to turn in, (it's 2:20 am), but I just keep finding really cool stuff. You, my dear, have set the bar really high!! You go girl!!

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Thank you!

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