super quick to make. They’re cuteness always makes me smile. And I love that I
get to dive into my scrap bins and take a little trip down fabric memory lane
before creating something new and fun.
first pincushion I ever made alllll the way back when I first started sewing. Being
a fairly organized person, I love having my notions and tools all set up and
easily accessed when I’m in the throws of a sewing project. And this lil’
pinnie does that in spades.
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STORY BEHIND THIS LIL’ PINNIE
kick to figure out how to sew. I’d been making a bunch of things all on my own
through trial and error (zip pouches, aprons, lavender sachets, pillows and
bags). But I really wanted to up my stitching and finally signed up for a
pillow class. They instilled some basic principles that were new to me – you know,
like how to pin properly and some simple sewing organization, pincushions being
one of them!
realized I needed to have my own set-up too. So, I spent time figuring out what
basics I needed and designed this pincushion to keep them at the ready. I went years
with the same pincushion, until last year I noticed a little hole in the pinnie
and realized it was probably time to retire her and update my studio.
out on my ironing board and keeps ironing specific tools at the ready.
about these little pinnies that I’ve made quite a few as gifts for new sewists
and quilty friends. They really do make for a perfect gift or swap idea. And
did I mention they’re quick to make too?!
made over the years.
a pattern, that I finally pulled her together for you!
- Skill level – beginner friendly!
- Instant PDF download so you can get stitching right away!
- One size: 7ʺ x 3 ¾ʺ with a 6ʺ x 6ʺ hanging sleeve.
- Step-by-step graphics so you see how the pincushion should look at each stage of piecing.
- Tips and links throughout the pattern to help you achieve quilty success.
- Multiple design colourways to inspire you.
- Colouring page so you can plan your own.
- Feel free to customize this to your own needs. The pattern is meant as a guide and includes tips to customize and make this pinnie work with the tools you love and use most.
- Did I mention she’s scrap friendly?!
She’s quick. She’s fun to piece. She’ll have you sew organized. Plus, she makes the BEST gift for your favourite makers.
up. Here’s what I featured in mine:
SIT ‘N SEW PINCUSHIONS IN THE WILD
there. And I couldn’t be more thrilled with the positive feedback I received
from them after they tested her out. Here are just a few of the comments I
loved being able to use all scraps that I already had 😊”
start and finish a project in one sitting.” Janice
pattern was 100% accurate and easy for you to follow. But the whole point of
these pinnies is to have fun, use up your fabric scraps and just have fun. The
pattern is meant as a guide, with lots of opportunity to explore and play.
that said, check out these adorable Sit ‘N Sew pinnies:
fabrics tucked away in her stash. I’m always zooming in to see the details on
her fun prints. This li’ Sit ‘n Sew pinnie would totally cheer me up to see her
on the daily!
dreaming of spring!
do love strawberries 😉
these gorgeous blue, orange and turquoise solids to work with – yummynummy!
needs. Just like Frieda did when she added a second hanging sleeve to the other
side. Genius! Double the storage 😉
and loved it. Love how she’s storing her little clips on there too!
scrap stash and join the fun with #sitnsewpincushion on Instagram.
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