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Monday, September 25, 2006

Recycle Challenge

The most recent pincushion challenge was to make one using recycled objects. If you visited me earlier in the week you saw the 2 thrift store sweaters I picked up, the pincushion was their destiny.
Casey & I spent some time in the craft room yesterday afternoon turning those sweaters into a cupcake pincushion.
I threw the sweaters into a hot water wash to felt them up a bit so the wool was thicker and when I took the sweaters out of the dryer I found the nice round wad of wool that I placed on the top to act as a cherry. The pins are supposed to resemble sprinkles, I made them out of FIMO clay. I can't wait to see what other crafters came up with for this challenge!

7 Comments:

Blogger Guinifer said...

That is awesome! So cute.

10:06 AM, September 25, 2006  
Blogger renee said...

Very, very cute! I love the sprinkles!

10:31 AM, September 25, 2006  
Blogger Kelly said...

Great jammies from the previous post, happy birthday and great pin cushion. Did I get it all in, truely - I hope you had a great B-Day.

10:46 AM, September 25, 2006  
Blogger Deb said...

Wow - who'd have thunk you could do that!! Forgot to wish you a happy birthday too~~

5:04 PM, September 25, 2006  
Blogger Stricken madchen said...

What a great idea! I love it. (love the jammies too. Splatgirl is talented! Happy belated birthday!)

9:52 PM, September 26, 2006  
Anonymous raspberryfairy said...

Love, love, love!

6:01 PM, September 28, 2006  
Anonymous valou said...

beautiful , i like so much the colors !!!

7:06 AM, October 03, 2006  

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