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Pincushion Tutorial

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Hexagon Flower Pincushion  Fabric - Heather Ross Trixie Back of pincushion- Heather Ross Strawberries  Thimblepads I keep them in a little tin! Sue Daley Millners Needles  Size 11 Walnut shells Small scissors and a needle threader! Aurifil 80 weight thread A hexagon flower sewn by hand using Aurifil 80 weight thread a piece of backing fabric!  (2) pieces of Pellon SF101 cut to size! Iron the Pellon  to each back of fabric! It will strengthen  the front side of each side! Draw a circle on the backside  of your flower! I used a measuring cup,  to draw a circle! Put fabrics right sides together and sew 1/4” inside the circle! All the way around! It will look like above! Use a seam ripper to make about a 1 1/2” gap Big enough to put your finger in! Trim around the circle  (About a 1/4”) Leaving room for clipping! Clip all around the circle  and be careful not to clip the stitches! Pin the top opening and iron! It is easier to fill it with Walnut Shells if you use a funnel! Fill it up and h

Pincushions

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Pincushion Parade During the month of August Instagram people are making a pincushion a day! Inspired by @tinkerellen who thought it would be fun to have a Pincushion Parade ! Use the hashtag #pinnieparade and you will see thousands of pincushion and give you some great ideas, it sure has inspired me! It would be worth making an account just to see them all. While you are there you can follow me @intheboondocks ! I follow back! Each day, and I have missed a few, I try to do something different! Lots of different free patterns are being shared by people making pincushions. Here are mine so far. Also you can post your favorites that you have but didn't make and that is why I don't have 21. But I have had a great time!                     This weekend my Grandson turned 12! Hard to believe it seems like yesterday! But the thing unusual about it is I got to see all my Grandchildren this last weekend, the one who lives in Virginia showed up with her mother and the one who liv

Geranium Dress and other makes

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Hello Everyone, I have had such an exciting week with the birth of little Miss Lilly, her Momma's C-section, and no wi-fi in their home to do my posting! It is delightful being here but I guess you never think of something until you don't have it! Lucky me, I will walk down the road to a candy store to post! But hey whatever works and they offered! More about them another time.   Meet Miss Kennedy, my new kinda Granddaughter! She is Lilly's half sister by another Mom. She is sporting my first ever dress by me without a pattern, In Cotton and Steel's Panda fabric! She is such a beautiful and sweet little girl! She loved playing princess for me after I made her dress but is a little camera shy. I will claim her!   Miss Lilly Anne who arrived on Monday, May 1, 2017, at 8 lbs 4 oz, and 20 inches long, is sporting a Geranium Dress , also Cotton and Steel's Panda fabric! I have a link a few posts back for the free Geranium Dress Pattern (0 - 3 months) by Made

More updates

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Hello Cherished Friends, It has been awhile since I posted regularly and I am sorry. I am going to try to do better. It is so easy just to post to instagram but that is not the reason I became a blogger is it. If I don't blog then, blogger means nothing and well I love this blog of mine and the people who read it. I have been sewing so I will share some pictures with you.     Love working on Foundation Paper Piecing this one is by Kristy Lea (@quietplay) • Instagram photos and videos she makes beautiful patterns! You can find out more about tools for FPP on this blog post In The Boon Docks: Tools in My Toolbox - FPP Add-on   Working on a few little baskets! The pattern is the Tiny Treasure Basket & Tray designed by Anna Graham for Tiny Treasures Basket and Tray Free Pattern: Robert Kaufman Fabric Company follow the link and click on - download pattern - it is Free!     Handmade Style I recommend if you buy one book this year this should be it. I love these wallets I mad

Tree Bird Blog Hop Giveaway

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Welcome to In The Boon Docks! Hello Hoppers, I am Lisa and I am happy show you what I made for todays blog hop! But before I begin I would like to thank Madam Samm , Sew We Quilt , our truly wonderful Leader and Lana , It Seams To Be Sew , our Head Cheerleader. Madam Samm runs everything, thinking up what hops to do, finds sponsors, promotes and invites us in, keeps us motivated months in advance, and assigns talented cheerleaders. Putting together a blog hop of this size is not easy as it may look! Lana has done a wonderful job organizing the bloggers from all over the world, arranging schedules and pulling us all together. So again, thank you both for without you I wouldn't be here today! O.K. now I can show you what I created for the Tree Bird Blog Hop! Using one square of Beautiful Birds panel fabric I stitched up this cute little pincushion! Pincushions make such great gifts for anyone who sews! They are also cheap to ship! Beautiful Birds is designed by Tracy Lizotte, f

Pin It Blog Hop and a Giveaway

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Welcome to "In The Boon Docks" I hope everyone is enjoying the Pin It Blog Hop! The pincushions from the hop so far are awesome. I'm a little chicken to show you my own creations! Thank you Madam Samm (The Blog Hop Queen) @ Sew We Quilt and Head Cheerleader Kristen @ Meadowbrook for arranging all the fun! Petal Last night I saw this amazing pin on Lori Holt's. bee in my bonnet . The flower is just so cute, I got up this morning and made this pincushion "Petals". I improvised a bit but I am so happy with it! Lori Holt has a great blog and is so talented! She inspires me which I think is the greatest reason to follow blogs. One idea can take you in a new direction! Hilda Hen I spent my time working on Hilda Hen and I just wasn't quite happy. I must have change her five times. I promised my Mom I would let you see her and decide for yourself. She will be moving into Mom's room after the blog hop, Hilda likes this old box to nest in. Ple