Pincushion Swap

The Montreal MQG held is last meeting before summer break last Wednesday. To celebrate our first year anniversary, we had  a potluck, some giveaways and a pincushion swap. We had a great time. You can read more about it here.

I had prepared this little pincushion for the swap.

Cathedral Window Pincushion

I followed this great tutorial. The only thing I made different is that I hand stitched the curves of the windows instead of machine stitching them.It was great to try out cathedral windows. I’m not sure I would have the patience to do a whole quilt like this!

We all had brought our pincushions in brown bags to keep the surprise. It is Louise who picked mine. And I picked Melanie’s pincushion.

Isn’t it cute? It was really fun to see all the variety of pincushion that were made. I’m sure this is something we’ll do again next year.

2 thoughts on “Pincushion Swap

  1. Karen

    They are really cute! Pin cushions are a great idea for trying something new without comitting to a whole quilt. I keep meaning to give Cathedral Windows a try, perhaps I'll make a pin cushion! 🙂

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