22.10.11

My Place And Yours

Whoa – last week just flew by! Here we are in Saturday again already…

Many thanks to everyone who played My Place and Yours last week, I loved seeing what was on your shelves & I’m so glad you had fun joining in, if you missed it you can have a snoop around here.

The Twitter decided the giveaway winner for me;

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That’s you Lisa of Sweet Little Pretties! Email me with your postal deets & I will send you the naughtiest knitting book you ever did see.

This week’s theme was suggested by Nic, my favourite textile designer (honestly, there was a time when I would have bet my life I would never in fact have such a thing as a “favourite textile designer”);

“My Pin Cushion”.

I would like to hazard a guess that most people, even if they don’t really sew, have a pin-cushion somewhere in their house. I know I had one of those tomato ones kicking around here from some dodgy travel sewing kit my Gran gave me well before I would have considered ever using one, it’s just one of those things that seems to hang around.

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If you DO sew however, you may have a special pin cushion, you may have a fancy one, or a simple one you made yourself. It may have a story or it may just be the cheapest one you could find in the craft store, whatever it is, we want to see it.

  • My Place & Yours starts on Saturday but you can join in any day throughout the week.

  • Link back here somewhere in your MPAY post so that people know where to come to join in – the more the merrier!

  • To play, take a photo or a bunch of photos of or relating to the theme & leave the link to your post in the list below. The photos can be as fancy pants & stylised as you like, or they can be quick & dirty via an instagram pic – whatever you like. If you would like to write a little something, a lot of something or nothing at all, that’s cool with me.


  • If you play, please take the time to visit some of the other players; that’s the whole point!






15 comments:

  1. Oh no . I just knew there was something missing from my life. I HAVE NO PIN CUSHION! What does this say about my existence as a crafter. I'm a phony!

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  2. Yay I won! Thankyou - I will email you shortly

    I have one of those tomato pin cushions too - I don't use it though! Will do a post now!

    Lisa

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  3. Thanks, Vic! I will be back tomorrow to post my pin cushion with gusto! Nic

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  4. Thanks Vic, I will go dig out the pincushion in a bit and join in again this week.

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  5. Yikes taklk about great minds ... another reason why I love MYAP ... good one Vic :)

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  6. Great idea... now which pincushion to choose...

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  7. I have a couple of felt pin cushions I made but they are all packed up with my sewwing stuff ready to move.

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  8. You've done well Vic... you didn't post a stapler or double sided tape...lol... I have just 'posted' my pincushion :) Happy crafting, Jenny

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  9. I have no pin cushion. Feel like a bad crafter now!

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  10. Just have taken photos and found out how disgraceful my pincushion collection is as well, maybe should have voted for "secret" stash instead!

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  11. Pin cushion posted ... now to check out everyone else's!

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  12. An impressive pincushion for sure. I like it lots and lots. Sort of zakka-ish.

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  13. Your pin cushion is very cute -I love gingham! Thanks for hosting this and I hope that is alright to have a long post incorporating the theme.

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  14. Hi there, new to your great blog and have just scraped in with a pin cushion post!! looking forward to checking out all the other posts!!!

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