Another day to link to Mary of Mary´s Threads for the February´s Smalls SAL. If you would like to join this group or find out more about it, just click on my sidebar button.
I saw this pincushion design by Anna of Allysic years ago and knew that I would have to stitch it one day. I´m always interested in embroidery patterns with speciality stitches.
So I had a go at embroidering lots of woven wheel stitch roses, long arm cross stitch rows and French knot buds.
Although I have been trying to keep away from my favourite pinks and greens, I couldn´t resist with this pattern and used DMC 936 and 3364 for the green parts and a mysterious variegated pink which long ago lost its number.
It only needed a small piece of backing fabric, that perfect piece which of course I couldn´t find in my stash and so I´m not very pleased with the chosen pink but do stubbornly refuse to buy more fabric until my stash is reduced.
I made some cording with the green floss and added a snap fastener and a couple of beads to decorate.
Each side was lightly stuffed leaving a space in the middle as that is where the little bag would stand and in that small space I placed a piece of cardboard.
I think I will keep this pincushion for myself.
Now a good idea to visit Mary and see what others have stitched this month.
Thank you for looking.