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Traveling Pincushion

Traveling Pincushion by Jina Barney
I wanted to share this pincushion I designed for Riley Blake Designs Pincushion Club I always need a pincushion where ever I am working; whether on the road or in some other room besides my sewing room.



The thought of having a pincushion ready with all the accessories inside gave me the idea for this traveling pincushion. I made the pins by using super glue, pearl head pins and some Swarovski crystals. 


I found this 3 ½” round container at hobby lobby for about $1.50. If you have a container, with a lid, I will show you how you can adapt any size in order to use this pattern, as long as the shape is round. Supply Requirements: sewing machine, needle and thread, glue gun, small handful of batting, scraps for the flower centers and leaves, 4 circles 4” around, 1 rectangle 2” x 10 ½” 1 rectangle 6 ½” x 10 ½”

Lid and bottom of container cutting instructions: cut 4 circle templates (2 for the top and 2 for the bottom). You can make this template by tracing the o…

That Alpine Quilt Group August

Here is show and tell for our Alpine Quilt Group. This is a girl gang quilt that was finished at Broadbents in Lehi.


This is a fabulous basket quilt. Each block has different flowers. This quilt is from a class at Ruby's Inn from last year. 

This is Riley Blake Designs Sweet Divinity fabric designed by The Quilted Fish.

My dear friend Moana made this quilt for her sweet friend Missy that was dying of cancer. She finished it just in time to have her use it and now her daughter Casey has this quilt and loves it. Moana made this duplicate of the quilt for herself as a way to remember Missy.

This is a great block using the 1930's replica fabrics.

This is the house quilt with all the hundreds of yo yo's.Don't you love the colors that were used?

 This fabulous mat is a hooked mat made with strips of wool. I just love the design of the witch and all those cute pumpkins. Yvonne makes these mats and uses them.


Cute baby quilt that will be used very soon by Amy. Notice the cute…