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24 Apr 2014

More of the pillow and paper class


Pillow 2 - detail
First the detail with a needle tatted ornament.
I am simply dabbling with needle tatting - so experts see my
mistakes. The turning was not always done in the right way.
Pillow 2 - detail
And here is the completed pillow - I am not sure it will be a pillow
after all. It has got rather a funny shape: 32 x 21,5 cm.
It was in Karen Ruane's class on Pillows and Papers. - Mostly handsewn.

Pillow 2 - completed but not stuffed
It might hang on a wall as well.

This morning in the park - wild geese
I practised the pin pillow fabrication -
and I had the idea of making 7 little balls instead of 6 - and it worked fine.


10 comments:

  1. What an interesting piece of art. I love the different textures you have used in the pillow making. The pincushion is pretty too.

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  2. you know i love the pillow/hanging you made.....but i smile each time i look at your wonderful pin pillow. where did that idea come from? i love it.

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  3. That is such a neat pin cushion!
    As for the 'pillow'. It will be a caressed and fiddled with pillow. For children one can often see tag toys, this is the tag toy for adults!

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  4. Very cute pin cushion - I have not seen one like it before. You did very well on your pillow considering you had limited supplies. I love it.

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  5. good to see some needle tatting on your pillow Anneliese. i really like this one and yes think it is a good shape, I have made a few this shape. Think 7 balls work well together, they say an odd number is always better than an even one.

    What a wonderful reflection you have in the water with the ducks

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  6. Lovely work in your pillow, and lovely seeing your needle tatting on it. It is a very interesting pin pillow, and I like yours having 7 balls also. Very nice work.

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  7. Your pillow has a wonderful texture about it, and I really like the colours---all so organic, earthy. Love the pin pillow, too! 7 is good.

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  8. It all looks OK to me :-)
    Have a good Sunday,
    xx

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  9. the little pillow is delightful Anneliese!

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  10. Your pillow ihas great texture and colours..why not make up the pillow znd sit it on the long side. Your little nest of eggs pin cushion is very unique..

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