Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Felted wool butterfly pincushion

Felted wool is so much fun to work with, I like to hunt down wool garments at the thrift stores and garage sales and use them for my projects. This pincushion is my own design and handcrafted by me. The tiny hand dyed velvet strawberry is full of emery so it will sharpen needles. I handcrafted the ribbon flowers, the pansy is made from wired ribbon and the leaves and the yellow flowers are from the ever famous seam binding everyone is using, and the tiny lavender roses are from satin ribbon.
You get a better view of the butterfly from here, it is a double layer of felted wool with a running stitch to outline the butterfly and hold the 2 pieces together.
This will be featured on my ETSY shop http://www.etsy.com/listing/85111326/up-cycled-felted-butterfly-pincushion

3 comments:

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Wanda!!

Oh I love your wonderful Wool Butterfly Pin Cushion!!

Thank you for stopping by my blog, and for your sweet comment.
Yes the country Living Fair was awesome, I am glad you liked the pictures!!

Hugs and Smiles,

Susan

Kelly_Deal said...

Wanda, your pin cushion is lovely as usual! I love your ribbon flowers!

Doni said...

This is sooo pretty! you have a wonderful crafty eye I see! I'm really going to enjoy getting caught up with your blog!
Doni