Monday, July 12, 2010

Giant Pincushion Sew Along Step 1: Gather Supplies

Step 1: Gather supplies!

Supplies needed for Hand Piecing:

3 Fat Quarters or 3 different scraps atleast 5" X 44"
Moda It's a Hoot by MoMo will be used in my sample.

{6} 2" Hexagon english paper pieces

{12} 2" 6-point diamond english paper pieces
{if you don't have access to english paper pieces, make your own with card stock or paper using template provided}
Click on the image and print. Measure a side of the printed hexagon to ensure it's 2" or this will alter your pincushion dimensions.
You can also find the pdf HERE.

Sewline glue pen
fine sewing thread 50wt coordinating color
fine hand sewing needle
{2} 1" buttons
polyfil or lizard liter
Alternate directions will be given IF you decide you'd like to sew this by machine.
Supplies for machine piecing:
3 Fat Quarters subcut into strips
{2} 5" X 22" fabric A
2.25" X 18" fabric B
2.25 X 18" fabric C
Marti Michell template set G or create your own with template provided
hand sewing needle
{2} 1" buttons

Okay go and gather your supplies!! See you next Monday July 19th for Step 2: Preparing your Pieces.


Wilma Lee said...

Cool Vicki!! I am making this one. Thanks.

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Unknown said...

Gotta love the pincushion!

PunkiePie (Jen) said...

I can't hand sew for doo-doo so I will be machining this but I'm very excited!!!

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Dandelion Quilts said...

Very exciting. Thanks Vicki!

Messy Karen said...

thanks Vickie for making this happen.

AnnieO said...

We're starting already? Wait! I'm not ready! Okay, a week to get supplies, calm down, self...

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Thanks so much for including machine piecing instructions too! I sure admire those who handpiece, but I can't do it myself! Now to print that template! How exciting!


Sandy said...

This is so sweet of you....time to gather!

Wilma Lee said...

I have my fabrics and my papers all cut out, just waiting for more instructions!!!