Hello! Do you remember a little while ago I mentioned being inspired by my Christmas book and wanting to make the pincushion threadcatcher? Well, I did it!
It was such a fun and quick make. One evening was all it took. The longest part was waiting for the sand to dry out - I asked a friend to raid her sandpit for me and it took nearly a week for the soggy sand to dry out. Agonizing!!!!
Hopefully it will mean that Mr f&f won't have to give me pointed looks everytime he sits on the sofa and
needles/scissors/pins/general sewing detritus rolls towards him. There haven't been any injuries so far but I feared it was only a matter of time!!!
I had some mini charm squares of Happy Go Lucky left over from Archie and it seemed like the perfect match. As I only had 30 squares left I made the thread-catcher three rows deep (instead of four) but it's still a good enough size for sofa use. I also added a little ribbon holder into the lining for my scissors so that they'd always be easy to grab, as I figured it would get annoying if they kept dropping to the bottom of the bag amongst all the threads!
I'm already planning on making more of these - they're the perfect gift for stitchy friends I reckon!
Hope you've all had a lovely day,
Todays sky ● mixed, but largely bright!
Labels: craft, DIY, sewing