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Quilt Guild Goodies

Tonight was the monthly meeting of my fantastic quilt guild. I love quilt guild- and not just because it's a child-free couple of hours. Now that the meeting is over, I can share some of the goodies I've been working on this week.

A nametag.
Quilt Guild Nametag
Quilt Guild Nametag Back
Hand embroidered on gray solid surrounded by 1/2 inch red squares. Oh, those squares were fiddly to work with but I love how they turned out.

I also made a couple of pincushions for a swap. We made two- one from our swapee's scraps and one whatever we could come up with.
Pincushions for Swap
The first pretty much matches my nametag.
Red and Grey Pincushion
Susanna's red scraps, my gray solid. Embroidered running stitches in red, pink and white. It's 4 inches square- 1 inch high.
Red and Grey Pincushion
Red and Grey Pincushion
The second I made from selvages with a great safety pin print on the bottom.
Selvedge Pincushion
Selvedge Pincushion Botton

I will be making two more for myself. You can never have too many pincushions, right? And the ones I've been using are getting pretty ragged. I could make a tutorial for them while I'm doing it. Anyone actually interested in one?


veryterry said…
Love my pincushions, Trina! I definitely want to see what other pincushions you are making. And your name tag rocks!

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