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Monday, September 9, 2013

Pin It! Pincushion Blog Hop

 
Welcome!  Today is my day on the pincushion blog hop hosted by Madame Samm and our head cheerleader Kristen.  I would like to say a  big THANK YOU to these wonderful ladies for their organization and encouragement.
 
When I sat down to choose fabrics for my pincushion there were so many possibilities I just couldn't decide.  I knew what I wanted to make but I was having a tough time choosing just one color combination.  So as things usually go I decided to make more than one.  I thought why not have a pincushion for every season?
 
 
Here is Miss Robin Redbreast singing about Spring.  She is decked out in 30's repro's as those fabrics just say spring to me. 

 
Next up is Mr. Bluebird.  As you can see he is out tending the tomato plants in his garden hoping to enjoy some of that late summer bounty.

 
Mrs. Crow joins the party in her formal mourning attire.  Do you suppose she is sad about the passing of Summer? 

 
And last but certainly not least is Mr. Christmas Cardinal himself.  Ready to provide that splash of much needed color amidst all the greys of winter.


The pattern I used for these lovely birds is by Joel Dewberry and can be found in his book Sewn Spaces.  You can find a tutorial online for them over at DIY Dish.  :o)
 

 
Since I am fairly certain these will become gifts in the near future, I just had to make matching ort containers to fly along with them.  Which one do you like best?
 
Thank you for your visit.  I hope you enjoyed seeing my creations and perhaps found a new pincushion to add to your arsenal.
 
Don't forget to visit the other ladies on the hop who are sharing my day with me.
 

121 comments:

Myra said...

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carol fun said...

Oh Myra -what a fine looking flock - they are all so cute! I will be checking out this pattern since I too LOVE pincushions! Happy stitching!

Regena said...

cuteness and i love the little matching thread catcher

Kristen King said...

What fun bird pincushions! You did a great job with your fabric choices and matching the seasons. :)

Vickie said...

What a cute flock you made...love them for sure Myra !

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Very clever - seasonal birds to share our space is delightful. Matching orts and scissors - maybe a scissor keep too - what a great gift for a sewing sister. Thank you for sharing with us today.

The Thimblemouse of Country Crossroads said...

Cute Cute Cute!!!!!!

Judy B said...

Love your birdie pin cushions and the little thread snip holders! Thank you for sharing.

Jeanneke said...

Fab flock!!
Cheers,

Jeanneke.

Annette-California said...

Love all your birds. So pretty.
love Annette

Corina said...

Great birds! How clever to make the little thread snip holders, and matching the birds, love it!

Poussy Stitches My Love said...

beautiful birds

bisous from FRANCE

Gingini said...

Such a lovely bunch together! Love the Blue Bird most, just love at first sight! :D

Britt-Inger said...

I love your pincushion flock. They are sew cute.
Thanks for sharing and being part of this blog hop

Brigitte said...

Such a lovely collection of birds. Thank you so much for giving the link - I think I have to try to make such a beautiful bird myself.

cucki said...

Aww so cute..
I love them all
Hugs x

Sarah in Stitches said...

So beautiful! I love the fabric colors you chose for the autumn one. Fantastic job!

Melody said...

Really sweet

Sunshine Girl said...

They are all great - I like the black crow best. Thanks for sharing.

charlotte said...

What cute birds! I love the cardinal!

Kay said...

Great sewing. I like the idea of one for each season. My favourite is the spring bird because I really like the colour.

Thearica said...

Mr Crow has to be my favorite. We have 3 crows that live on our farm. We built our house on the same spot my hubby's grandparents house stood on. They also had a house in the back that his uncle lived in. So we call the crows granddaddy, grandma and Uncle Ben. lol

withajoyfulheart said...

Just lovely work. The ort containers gave me a real smile. How creative is that! The cardinal is my favourite, the crow my second...but only because there was a cardinal :)

Sheila said...

Your collection of seasonal,birds is just delightful , I think I like the cardinal best. Thanks for sharing !

Liz - Moments said...

lovely flock of birds :-)

Els said...

Cute collection!!

Debby said...

What a fun flock of birds! Wow - four of them. Now you have a cushion for each corner of your home. Love them all!

Chris said...

What a great flock!!

Anonymous said...

Love them all, but the spring one sings to me :) Debra in NC

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

they are all fantastic!! I choose the red because if just shows up so nicely.

Madame Samm said...

Ohhhh my how sweet these flock of birds are...and we would love to add them to our pinterest board if you like them there...really...pretty..let me know ...

Elizabeth Coughlin said...

Your whole flock is wonderful, I can't choose a favorite! I love the thread catchers you made to accompany them too.

Karin said...

It's hard to choose a favorite, but I think the red is my favorite. You used great fabrics!!

Carol said...

Wow! You've been busy, Myra!! I love them all, but the cardinal is my favorite (probably because I know how much you love them, too!). I love the polka-dot fabric and the way you gave her "snowy" wings--so cute!! You are very talented, my friend :)

Martina said...

Your birds are so beautiful! Looove them very much!

DeborahGun said...

so fun!

Merrilee Rogotzke said...

Love your birds. I think I like the cardinal best.

feltfree på Åsly said...

Great job

Charlene S said...

Cute cute cute! I love the crow.

Kathy @ Kwilty Pleasures said...

Fun birds! Thanks for sharing!

baukje said...

Inthink I love most the mourning fabric bird.

Needled Mom said...

Very sweet and I love the little thread snips bag too.

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

Lovely fabrics in the birds. They are all beautiful.

Connie said...

Beautiful work and Mr. Christmas Cardinal is my favorite!

barb said...

I love them all. But the cardinal is my favorite and is our state bird, Kentucky, i dont even own a pin cushion. Keep up the great work blessings,Barbara babscorbitt@ gmail dot com

Heidi [Grizz-n-Dove] said...

Cute!! Spring and Winter are my favorites!

Anonymous said...

These are adorable! I have a thing for crows, so I like that one the best--and the matching ort bag is great. Lucky are the recipients of those gifts!

Carol S.

Margaret said...

I love your birds. Thanks for sharing and being part of the blog hop

Carol said...

Such beautiful birds and the little containers to go with them are too cute. Love them! The cardinal will look great sitting out at Christmas.

legato1958 said...

I think that you and I are "birds of a feather"!
Check out my blog link -
http://susiessunroom.blogspot.com/2013/03/happy-st-patrick-s-day.html

I can't stop making them! Yours are very cute! I especially like their little scrap containers that coordinate with them!

Susie
www.susiessunroom.blogspot.com

Rose Marie Andreozzi said...

ORT container? Those are so cute! Love your little birdies, I wonder how long they will live at your house, or will they fly away as gifts for one of your lucky friends?

Rose Marie Andreozzi said...

ORT container? Those are so cute! Love your little birdies, I wonder how long they will live at your house, or will they fly away as gifts for one of your lucky friends?

Mary said...

Love all of your birds, and the thread catchers to match. Great job on all of them.

Joke said...

I love them all, but the red one is my favourite!

Rebeckah Austin said...

ADORABLE!

Heleen Groot said...

They all look adorable. All four of them. I do love the fabric you used for mrs Crow. So delicate. But I also love Mrs Robin Redbreast.... Amazing work.

Kathy H said...

Great pin cushions and I always like to see a big group together. My favorite is the cardinal bird. Favorite color and favorite bird! Those little containers are so cute too.

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

Love your bird pincushions!!

Quilting Tangent said...

The cardinal would be my choice.

Linda said...

Your little pin cushion birds are all so cute! Great job!

patchouli moon studio said...

Well aren't those sweet pincushions with thread catchers to match.

Mary said...

Myra, I love your little flock. You have been very busy creating each one with its own personality.
I think my 2 favorites are the bluebird and the cardinal. The detail of the snowflakes on his wing is special. The matching ort bags are so clever.

Enjoy your week of the blog hop. I know I will thanks to you.

You are one blessed and talented lady, my friend

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

I love your flock of pincushions... especially Mr. Christmas Cardinal! Such fun.

Amy DeCesare said...

I love your little flock of birdies! How clever of you to change the cardinal head slightly!!!

Leah said...

Lovely birds! My favorite is the cardinal. Can't beat that red, and love the pointy head. :)

Terry@ a quilting blog said...

Adorable birds...my fav is Mr Christmas Cardinal..thanks for sharing :)

Lou said...

They are all so tweet! Great job!

tubakk said...

I like the red one the best! But would I pin it? Probably no, he's too sweet.

msmartello said...

Love them Myra! They are all so cute but I think my favorite is the cardinal. He is super adorable! Great job!

Maureen

Audrey said...

Love your flock. I will be visiting Joel Dewberry's tutorial. Your pincushions and thread catchers will make lovely gifts. Thanks for sharing.

gpc said...

How sweet -- I love love LOVE your birdies! :)

Leslie said...

A fine flock of fabric friends.

Stitches said...

hmmm, I think I like Mr. Cardinal very much..but all of very nice.

Debi said...

Love the seasonal flock! Great idea for pin cushions. Thanks for sharing.

krislovesfabric said...

Fun birdie pinnie flock here!

Pauline said...

Very beautiful birds, a lovely couple! Thanks for sharing.

evelyn said...

Adorable birds. I think I need to make some. Love your fabric choices.

Bente-I like to QuiltBlog said...

Gorgous birds /pincushions absoutely!
My favorite is the grey on, but they are all beautiful!
Thanks for sharing.
Bente

Shelia said...

Myra,
I love your creations. The one that I like the best is the red & white Christmas one. Stunning.
Thanks for participating in the blog hop.
Happy quilting,
Shelia

Sue said...

I love your birds for all seasons! Great idea!

tink's mom said...

Great collection, my favorite is the cardinal. Thanks for hopping with us.

Denise Russell said...

They are gorgeous! The red is my favorite!

madebymeinred said...

They are all amazing. The cardinal is my favorite.

Janarama said...

All of your birds are fabulous. Love the matching thread catchers too.

jan said...

I love love your little flock of birds. The cardinal is gorgeous and so cheery! Perfect for Christmas.
xo jan@sewandsowfarm

DeAnna S. said...

They are adorable! Thanks for the tutorial link! You did a great job.

maggie said...

Your birds are wonderful. All are so pretty. Thanks for sharing.
cheers
maggie

maggiemine42@gmail.com

Tammy said...

These are fabulous...oh I love the red bird best. How bright and beautiful. Would be easy to spy him right away. Thanks for shareing your pin cushion flock.

pinsandneedles said...

Cute flock of birds! My favorite is the Christmas red bird! Thanks for sharing

LJ said...

Bird pincushions - so cute. I love the fall one though I'm not so fond of the real crows! :)

Simply Victoria said...

Love the cardinal but they are all great.

CharlotteT said...

Love those birdies! Such a good idea!

Createology said...

Your little birds are sew very sweet. I really like your gift idea with including the ORT container. Blue flower bird is my heartthrob however the red Christmas Cardinal really attracts me. Great hop...thank you.

Lydsfire said...

I like your fabric choices. Nice work on each pin cushion!

JanesQuilting said...

Wow they are all so cute...I love them all!

Suze said...

A great ending to day 1 of the pin cushion hop! I love the birds and the ort bins are adorable. I bet you find a great use for those immediately. Thanks for participating and being a great inspiration. I love the choices of fabric - they are wonderful!

Robin said...

Love your birdies. Of course the robin is my favorite!

Gill said...

Fabulous pincushions!
I love JD's fabrics but I had no idea he had written a book!
Thanks for sharing!

Just Quilt It said...

Oh, I love birds and these are great! A bird for every season is a lovely idea. What is an ort container? I have never heard the term. Fun projects! Thanks for sharing!

Barbara said...

These are all so cute, and I love the little thread catchers too! I think Mrs. Crow would have to be my favorite. Thanks for sharing your creations!

Andrea said...

How lovely! It has to be the cardinal.

Susie Q said...

Hi Myra Great minds thing a like. Love the birds. Thanks for sharing. Susie x

StitchinByTheLake said...

Very cute flock you've got there. :) blessings, marlene

Emily C said...

They are all beautiful. I like the colors/fabric on Mrs. Crow the best.

Catherine said...

Oh, Myra!! You never cease to amaze me! They are all fantastic, but if I had to pick, I could say that the crow and cardinal stand out to me!

Conny said...

I love all your birds but my favo is mrs Crow.

Vickie said...

Excellent job Myra! Love them all. My favorite has to be Mr. Bluebird though. =)

Pam in IL said...

Oh how cute! I saw the first one and thought, WOW! Then I saw the second one, and then the third one and finally the fourth one! I LOVE THEM ALL!

CalamityJr said...

They're all gorgeous! If I had to choose, though, I'd have to say Mr Crow.

MooseStash Quilting said...

All are just too cute, but I have to say the denium color birdie speaks to me! LOL!

Lisa V said...

You are soo talented Myra, they are just fabulous. My faves are Miss Robin Redbreast and Mr Christmas Cardinal.

Barb said...

You are so clever. I especially like the cardinal!

Brandy Pettit said...

I like the cardinal the best, probably because the Christmas fever is hitting my too...
~Brandy
brandizzle7133 at yahoo dot com

Charlene ♥ SC said...

What cute sets these are! I like the red cardinal's top notch! Great job!

Sally said...

Oh Myra these are all adorable but I think the pale floral one is my absolute favourite.

Michele said...

They all are great!

Sewbig said...

The whole flock of birds is so cute! The red is my favorite.

Debra Kay Neiman said...

Thanks for your blog post. I have downloaded the PDF also. Can't wait to make some birds.

carla said...

Hi!!! I love all of your bird pinnies!!! Very pretty!!!!

Anne said...

Well, make this comment your 120!! Such wonderful pin birdies! I love the fabrics you chose for them and their matching thread catchers. The red one really looks like a cardinal!

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