Meet Wesley

Wesley is my new pincushion from beloved daughter Charlotte.

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She was inspired by a kit advert and thought, “I can do that “.

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Working entirely freehand, no drawing or pattern cutting, she spent a couple of happy nights in front of the TV making it.

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There was some discussion over name, we think he suits Wesley. He’s a very sleepy whale  with a heart of pins. Thanks Charlotte  I’m going to have lots of fun using him.

Pin cushion

I’ve had this quick project in mind for a while, it’s a needle felted pin cushion with a daisy motif. I began by rolling up and lightly needling some Cheviot wool for the core.

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Then wrapped it in green Merino, again lightly needling it into place and ensuring there was no white peeping through.

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I used small strips of white merino to help me draw the outline of my daisy.

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After filling in the petals I then attached a centre in yellow Merino.

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Voila, finished!

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