Have you ever been involved in a sewing swap? You know, where you are assigned a person , then you make the swap item, and mail it out to her, usually with some extra "goodies"... Then you
I recently participated in Amy's ( Amy Made That! blog) The Skinny Pincushion Swap !
|Amy got this all from her swap partner|
The swap item that we made for our secret partner was the Skinny Pincushion. This is a free pattern by Green Bee Patterns.
|pdf pattern available for free at Green Bee Patterns|
Maybe some of you remember that we made these super cute skinny pincushions, which we affectionately call "Skinny Pinnies"!, as a past project in our Across The Pond Sew Along. (find here . )
|The Skinny Pincushion An Across The Pond Sew Along project|
~she said she liked black and white, with a pink accent.... so..... hold on to your seats....
|My skinny pinny for Rebecca side one|
And since I couldn't decide which fabrics to use.... so I made a "side 2" ....
|Side 2 for Rebecca|
I added some pinwheels for the ends...
... and made a little needle book for an extra goodie....
|A needle book for Rebecca pattern by Nana Company (free tutorial)|
|I added a pinwheel for the back cover|
|My pack of goodies sent off to Rebecca in Texas|
Well, now comes the rest of the fun! Look what delightful goodies came to me.... from the partner who made MY skinny pinny.... she's from Ohio!
|Here is my Skinny Pinny gift from Stephanie ! I just love the measuring tape fabrics!|
|This is the other side of my skinny pinny from Stephanie !|
And.... look at all of the delightful goodies that she sent to me! How lucky am I?
|Thank you so much, Stephanie!!|
I really did love participating in this fun swap... and meeting new sewing friends!! Thanks so much, Amy, for organizing it! I know she is thinking of another swap of some kind soon....
If you'd like to see the Skinny pincushions that were swapped, click here for the
This was so much fun... drop me a note if You would like be in a swap, here at Susie's Sunroom.... what would you want to make and share?
|I'm off to my sewing room!|