i happened upon a great tutorial for a 'pretty pincushion' on one of my favorite blogs, creative kismet. regina is a very talented artist and crafter...she also has an etsy shop where she sells prints of her beautiful original paintings (i have purchased several and they are all just lovely!).
last nite i finished my version of the 'pretty pincushion'
the best part? i used scraps from my extensive scrap pile!
the button is vintage
as suggested, i used wool felt for the backing
and i reluctantly tried the chain stitch edge...but think for my first time it turned out okay
sandy, i hope you like it! it's in the mail to you already...
*ah, the power of 'focus'