The Grandma's Tomato Pin Cushion is also available in the following formats:
Hand Embroidery Download
A Wool Appliqued Pin Cushion Set reminescent of the one Grandma had in her sewing basket. The petite but FAT Tomato is filled with crushed walnut shells or sand with the traditional Strawberry filled with Emery to keep needles and pins sharp. This Strawberry is hanging from a cute little glass Ladybug bead.
Fill your Tomato with Sand or Crushed Walnut Shells and the Strawberry with Emery.
Make your pattern templates QUICKLY & EASILY with Freezer paper, just print the pieces on the paper and iron (shiny side down) on the wool and accurately cut out the wool.
Use our fun "Bubbles" to keep your Perle cotton safe as you place them in your sewing basket.
DMC #8 Perle Cotton used: 783 Gold, 3346 Green.
Presencia #8 Perle Cotton used:1915 Robin Red , 0007 Black.
Handy Hint: thread a Needle for Perle Cotton with each of the Perle Cotton colors to speed your applique.
Use a 3" Doll Needle to finish your Tomato Pin Cushion.....a great stitching tool!
Our Materials Kit Packet includes the felted wool for all pieces, crewel embroidery needle, 3" needle and #8 Perle Cotton PLUS emery for your Strawberry - quick and easy to get stitching right away.
Tomato Pin Cushion - 3 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Needle Case folded - 3" x 3 1/2"
Strawberry Emery - 1" x 2"