Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Would you like to make a . . . . >

Would you like to make a . . . .

Would you like to make a . . . .

Old 01-06-2007, 05:12 AM
  #11  
Super Member
 
Knot Sew's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: NY
Posts: 5,653
Default

me to ..................thanks so much
Knot Sew is offline  
Old 01-06-2007, 06:24 AM
  #12  
Senior Member
 
Sewsweet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: NH
Posts: 377
Default

Why not just post it and if someone wants it, there it is? :?:
Sewsweet is offline  
Old 01-06-2007, 06:34 AM
  #13  
Member
 
Betsy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 8
Default

oh that sounds so wonderful. Hopefully it is easy enough I can make it without a picture. I have just started quilting and would love to be able to carry my stuff with me while waiting for the kids at stuff.
Betsy
Betsy is offline  
Old 01-06-2007, 09:27 AM
  #14  
Suz
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,512
Default

Okay, here goes!!
Supply List:

For the outside: Select two coordinated fabrics and make a 8" x 11" quilted rectangle. You can use an odd patch, strip piece, paperpiece, applique or whatever. Quilt and bind. Note the backing will be the inside of the pouch, so make it pretty also.

For the pincushions: Cut two 6-3/4" circles of coordinated fabric. Cut two 2-1/2" circles of plastic (use an old lid or template plastic). The plastic circles should be sturdy. And two wads of batting scraps for stuffing.

For the needle holder: 3" x 3" square of wool or felt.

Tie: 27" piece of grosgrain ribbon (or two pieces, if you like).

Sewing Supplies: Quilting thread to match rectangle and pincushions. Sewing thread to match ribbon. Heavy and regular sewing needles. Pins. Two pair of scissors to cut fabrics and plastic.

Directions for pincushions: Using quilting thread, turn under the outside edge 1/4" as you would a yo-yo and stitch, keeping a 10" long tail of thread. Stuff with a wad of batting. Cup your hand and fill with batting for the approximate amount. Insert a plastic circle and draw it shut. Check your pincushion shape and density. Stitch closed. Make two.

Directions for needle holder: Round the four corners. Fold almost in half. The top half should be shorter than the bottom half. Press.

Assembly: Pin the quilted rectangle every 1/2" around the perimeter of the pincushion leaving an opening of 1". The pincushion will be on the outside of the pouch. Slipstitch securely together using quilting thread. Attach the second pincushion.

Attach the needle holder 3" below the top edge of the flap stitching along the fold line on the inside of the pouch. Make sure the shorter one is on top.

Attach the ribbon tie (or ties) 4" from the top edge to the outside of the pouch. Often I have thought that two ties would work better for me. Next time!!

Hope this is clear and I am anxious to hear how you make out. Obviously, I am open to questions. Suzanne

Suz is offline  
Old 01-08-2007, 04:35 AM
  #15  
Super Member
 
mimisharon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Jacksonville, North Carolina
Posts: 5,942
Default

[size=18][/size
Thanks, Suz, I can't wait to try this one. I'm down with severe sinus infection so will maybe just cut out the design today. Bending over is a hazard. lol

mimisharon is offline  
Old 01-08-2007, 06:54 PM
  #16  
Super Member
 
Minda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,610
Default

Thanks Suz - can't wait to try it.
Minda is offline  
Old 01-08-2007, 11:33 PM
  #17  
joy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: new zealand
Posts: 769
Default

Thank you for the instructions... I will be cutting out the pieces tomorrow.... Joy....
joy is offline  
Old 01-09-2007, 07:32 AM
  #18  
Senior Member
 
Leslee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 358
Default

What a great way to use those little orphan blocks I got lying around! Thanks, Suz!
Leslee is offline  
Old 01-10-2007, 05:38 PM
  #19  
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 13
Default

Thank you for the idea and the directions. Sounds great but I am so new to quilting I'm not quite sure of a couple of things. Could you send a picture? The pictures on the new link are so great and a picture is worth a thousand words. Thank you.
grandma is offline  
Old 01-10-2007, 07:28 PM
  #20  
Suz
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,512
Default

Sorry, I'm not that computer savvy. It looks like a roll and is closed by ties. The pincushions are on either end, the needle holder is inside.
Perhaps one of the other ladies will post theirs once completed. Again, I'm sorry. Suzanne
Suz is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
bloocar
For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
13
02-27-2013 06:31 AM
Linda-in-iowa
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
18
03-20-2011 04:01 PM
Norene B
Links and Resources
1
11-16-2010 05:29 PM
Ramona Byrd
Links and Resources
0
11-01-2010 07:17 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.