Saturday, 18 December 2010

Couldn't help myself,

I had to make another one. Pin cushion, that is. You remember the pin cushion I showed you yesterday? Made with a candlestick and a doily? Well, the candlestick was one of a pair, and I had so much fun making the pin cushion, I used the second candlestick to make another one! I sew in our cottage in France as well, so it is quite sensible to have a pin cushion for there as well.

So here it is, the second pin cushion ( inspired by Barb from Treasures of the Heart )-

I made a little dingledangle for it with some pearls, crystal drop, tiny cotton reel. Twas very early in the morning and still dark outside, and the indoor lights always throw the colour off -

And here they both are. Which one am I going to take to France with me??

Toodlepip xxx


marigold jam said...

Decisions decisions! Both lovely.


Andi's English Attic said...

Well of course you had to have two!
I think the open work one looks more French :)
Thanks for the email. Couldn't see any little cotton reels, but you never know what might turn up on ebay or at a boot fair when they begin again. xx

harmony and rosie said...

Aah, so sweet. They're lovely. I do so love a doily!

sonya said...

Oh course, you have to have two!:) I love them both. I agree with Andi, the open work one does look French!

Jodie (everything vintage) said...

Good Morning Lululiz!!!

Wow girl, these are fantastic!!!! I can see why you are so addicted in making them :)

Your Christmas decor is beautiful too and I'm so wishing I was sitting there with you enjoying your white Christmas!!! I love your garland and your snowflakes...I just love EVERYTHING!

Thank you for sharing and letting us into your home. I'm wishing you the Merriest of Christmases and a Happy New Year!!!!!

I'm so blessed to have met you this year :))))

Serenata said...

Oh that one looks fabulous as well, I really like the open lace effect. Quite right that you should make two as well! ;-)

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh wow, these are gorgeous!!! I love them!!
Merry Christmas to you!!

*Ulrike* said...

How cute!!! I've got quite a few candlestick holders like those so now I know what to do with them. It will make a nice gift for my 80 year old crafty neighbor.

Dorthe said...

Liz ,dear--oh I don`t have to think about that!!! number two is the french one --more elegant-more "open" --much more "joi de vivre" uhhh hope I spelled that right, sweetie? but I`m sure you know what I means!!!
--My day was maybe not great,---but fine-- better than hoped :)
Have a lovely evening,--mine is white-and beautifull outside--warm and cosy inside.

Croap Queen said...

Take both. It'd be rude to find yourself in a room without a lovely pincushion to hand :-)
JJ x

sissie said...

Hi Liz!
I love your sweet candlestick pin cushions, how cute and unique.

You are a clever girl. Take the one with the lacy top.


Createology said...

With the first one being so grand I can certainly see why you had to complete the pair. Both are lovely. Happy Holly Jolly Joy...

Xela said...

Also deine Nadelkissen sind echt der Hammer meine Liebe. Die Idee ist fantastisch!

Barbara Jean said...

Oh girl, these are lovely!! You didn't tell me you had made any!!
And so sweet of you to mention where you saw the idea. Many thanks!!

I have one more candlestick right now t make up, then on the hunt for more.

Sweet blessings

barbara jean