When I saw Kerry's XOX pin cushion over at the Liberty Craft blog last week, I immediately wanted to make an OXO one, because that made me laugh!
Apologies if you are not familiar with the nation's favourite stock
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I pulled some Liberty red, white Essex linen and a 3/4 hour later I was popping in the stuffing!
Mine turned out bigger than Kerry's, not sure how, but not a problem. My points were pretty spot on, which, with 1.5" pieces, is a miracle for me.
It finished up at 3"x 9", I put a piece of Vilene H640 on the inside, and backed it with some natural Essex linen, all stitched together with Aurifil 2021 50wt.
I know, I have about a squillion pin cushions, and only about 8 pins that have not fallen victim to my sewing machine needle, but they all look pretty, and don't eat anything; I have already made another one from 500 Quilt Blocks, which I will show you tomorrow!