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Retro sewing

Hot on the tail of the Jacobs Ladder project was the following pin cushion- yet another pattern from the BBC ‘Discovering patchwork’ book. I was making this one for another keen crafter’s birthday, and it seems to have been a hit 🙂

This project was rather more interesting than the cushion in my previous post, in that it involved hand sewing, and the use of paper patterns. On a small project like this I’m quite happy hand sewing, and the paper patterns method isn’t half as fiddly as it might look. I’d definitely encourage others to have a go at this method, as it’s very satisfying.

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