February 18, 2017

My Latest Find...

Brynwood Needleworks - Acorn Egg Cup
 
When visiting my online friend, Susan Pilotto's, FaceBook page recently, I saw something that caught my eye in the background of one of her photographs. (I'd share, but didn't ask for permission prior to writing this post.)

She has a beautiful new piece that she's working on, and in the background was a pincushion that started its life as an egg cup. Hers is a beautiful blue and white china cup (which I'll find someday, too), but as I searched for one online, I came across this one!

What would make a more perfect egg cup pincushion for me than one with acorns, oak leaves and bittersweet all around it? I didn't think twice. I immediately purchased it, and it arrived in yesterday's post. 
 
I'm going to find the perfect shade of hand dyed wool to make my own pincushion insert for it. It may take a while, and I may wait until after I get back to the farm to work on it, but it's going to be a fun project.  I'm just tickled to have it for my new studio!

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Jacque. said...

oh WOW! That is gorgeous, and perfect, indeed!!!

Createology said...

Donna this is definitely perfect for you and Brynwood Needleworks. Lovely Saturday to you...

Susan Pilotto said...

o ohhh I will have to find something like that for your squirrel me thinks ;)

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