Sunday, March 11, 2012


I just received my paper of handmade, tinned brass pins from At the Eastern Door. Now I can stock the several hussifs I am making for my various workbaskets and pockets.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A Needleworker's Pincushion

From Chardin's 18thC painting - a pincushion for the table made from Rouenneries scraps from French General fabrics. The top of the pincushion is stuffed with wool threads for ease in adding pins--the bottom is stuffed with buckwheat hulls for stability.
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