Looking for a pincushion? Ask Fred..

sewing items sausage dog pincushion

Oh how I am missing the Great British Sewing Bee… Heather’s lovely little sausage dog pincushion was always sitting next to her sewing machine. When I saw the patten in Love Sewing Magazine I decided to make one of my own

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I had some lovely pink tweed left over from a project I made 6 years ago! As the pattern was for a door stop, I decided to decrease it a little. Everything is so much easier to hand sew – especially when you are working with tiny fiddly pieces like the head gusset and tiny ears.

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I decided to embellish him a little with some lazy daisies and fly stitches along his back.

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He is a very friendly chap!

 

 

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