Sunday, April 10, 2011

Pin Cushion Birds

In the middle of this busy week I worked on a fun project when I found a few minutes.   I had watched Season 3, Episode 1 of "The DIY Dish." featuring Joel Dewberry.  He is the author of a book called Sewn Spaces and a fabric designer.

 He also has a blog here where you can see some of the fabrics he has designed.  The project from this book that was featured on the DIY dish happened to be fabric birds.  I seem to be attracted to projects like that so I decided then and there that this would be my Pay if Forward gifts.  So here they are.

They have made their selves a temporary home on a shelf here in our home.
They will soon be leaving the nest for their new homes.


I had fun with the great fabric options and choosing the combinations.


The beads I used for the eyes are a little small so my future birds will have a little better view of the world.


This was a fun project and I will be making more. 
Now I am off to get thes fun little birds/pincushions ready to find their new homes.


I am linking to Sunday Showcase at Under TheTable And Dreaming

13 comments:

  1. Hi Sherry, What ADORABLE birds! I love the fabric you used too. Great pay it forward gifts.
    Thanks for sharing and have a great Sunday.
    Hugs,
    Sonya

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  2. What a fun idea! And unique too, never seen something like this before. I would love to include these in my upcoming Wednesday post 'Visiting Other Nests' where I feature other bloggers' bird and nature themed projects.

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  3. Wow the fabric birds are unique beautiful with very lovely colors. Thanks for sharing. hugs Judy

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  4. These little bird pin cushions are so cute. I love the fabric choices that you used.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  5. The fabric birds are SO CUTE!

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  6. These are too pretty to stick pins into!

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  7. I love these! Such a great project. Thank you for posting my giveaway!

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  8. What a cute project, they are just darling!

    Carol

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  9. Hi Sherry, that looks like a great book (wish I could actually sew) -- and your birdies are absolutely adorable. I am sure their new owners will adore them. Best wishes for the week ahead. Tammy

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  10. Thank you so much! I just love my bird. I wrote a post about it, too. What a treat!

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  11. I saw these at Anne's blog! OH MY! They are adorable! I love them! ♥ I wonder if I could make one! ♥

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  12. Hi Sherry,
    These are so sweet, I am sure that your PIF birdies will be happy in thier new homes.
    enJOY a lovely evening,
    Kimberly

    ps-thanks for posting by giveaway button.

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