Monday, February 8, 2010

{tiny treats}

~sweet petite~


a pint-size
valentine pincushion
for all your
sweet sewing friends
*
so{sew}easy to make
all you need is
small cream jugs
egg cups
compote dishes
etc
*
~cut out a circle of fabric
adding one inch all around
~make a loose running stitch one half inch
from the edge of the circle
~slightly pull the thread to gather the fabric
~stuff lightly with polyester stuffing to look like a pillow
~use hot glue gun to apply glue to inside of container
~place the fabric cushion into the container
*
Tiny Treats
without the calories
*

48 comments:

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Clever Koralee
Love the red gingham and love that picture of your sweet girls in the last post... they are gorgeous like their mamma.. xx Julie

Maria said...

Hi Koralee! This is too cute ... I love easy crafts that do a big job!
I wore the pins today, Koralee... My students spotted them right away and thought they were so cool :)
I cut construction paper strips to make Olympic garland tomorrow ! ! ! The kids saw me preparing for this and they are very enthusiastic!
I always enjoy my visits here, Koralee~ Thank you for the sweet moments of joy~

Andrea said...

Adorable.
Hope you are having a great week.
Blessings, andrea

Jacqueline said...

Is there anything that you can't do, Koralee. They are so lovely.
It won't be long before the Games start Koralee. Are you getting excited ? XXXX

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hi Koralee, what a cute idea, those are adorable! I also wanted to tell you how pretty your new profile picture is! xoxo Julie Marie

tales from an oc cottage said...

PRECIOUS!!!!

m ^..^

Karyn Bernard (French Charming) said...

You clever girl! So sweet Koralee and something I will definitely try! Love your photos!!

Love and hugs,
Karyn

Marydon Ford said...

Koralee, this is a darling idea. May be something I could actually do ... hmmmmm!

Happy Valentine's
Have a beautiful week.
Hugs, Marydon

Two Shades of Pink said...

I love it and your photos are just gorgeous.

Bunny, THE PARIS HOUSE said...

Koralee, This is just the cutest sweetest craft ever!! I love it and need to give it a try , hopefully over the weekend...or maybe Weds. we are suppose to have another big snowstorm.
I hope you have a lovely Valentine's Day, I know how much you love this special holiday.
*Kisses
ps, your post below is so sweet, you are an amazing mom.

Nana said...

Hi Koralee
Such an adorable and useful little idea...would make a very nice Valentine giftie for my "secret pal" at work...along with some cute little redheaded sewing pins.
Thanks for the sweet idea.
Debbie

Julie Harward said...

Very sweet...very cute and the kind of treat I need! Come say hi :D

Heather Cameron said...

you're crafty too! Oh, Koralee, when will your talents end.

Queen of Dreamsz said...

Hello Koralee,

What a cute pinkeep!

Hope all is well with you. :0)

((((hugs))))
Stephanie

Anne Marie said...

so cute! I have a little silver egg cup I might just do that to! thanks!

GardenofDaisies said...

Cute idea! Thanks for sharing how you made it.

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

You have such an eye for color and photography...and crafty too! I love your blog.

Sue

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Koralee,

What a sweet idea for a petite pin cushion, love it and just in time for Valentines.

I hope that you are having a great week
Hugs
Carolyn

Randi Troxell said...

though i don't really sew.. like, at all..

it's so cute it almost makes me wanna take sewing up!

Cottage Cozy said...

Some of the sweetest things are tiny...love these!

Rubyred said...

These are gorgeous! I have some tiny terracotta pots that I've been meaning to do something with for a while!
Have a lovely day !
Rachel x

bellaboo said...

You should put all your lovely ideas together in a book...it would be a sellout!!

Bellaboo :)

becky said...

Oh I love it.How cute.I adore the little collage you made as well.

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

Those lovely, lovely colors. Blue * Red * White = PRETTY --> always!! Cute, Cuter, Cutest.... Such a great idea these sweet petites. Beautiful photographs too. Very nice to start my new day with....

Have a great day too.

Happy thoughts!
Saskia
ox

Kissed by an Angel said...

They are really lovely!! They sound so simple to make that even I could make one!!! Thank you!!
xxxx

RosieP said...

Well done Koralee, they look great

Hugs RosieP x

cityfarmer said...

I'd loving nothing more than to be your valentine ...
thanks for post peeping ...

Julie said...

Oh so cute!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

This is a great idea, Koralee! I really am going to go out and get an egg cup now because I love egg cups, but don't eat soft-boiled eggs, but now I have a reason to snatch up a pretty one! You are sucha sweetie! Bisous, Anita

The Garden Bell said...

There you go. I know where you got the pin cushion idea, it's too cute and perfect. I'm a firm believer in the thought that if someome follows it's an honest form of flatterie. Wasn't it fun to create this goodie. Just think with all those pins close at hand what you can whip up now. I, for one, can't wait to see you next treasure.

Off to dream about this charmer in your warm hands with your new gloves... It's all about the Red/White.....

Did you have a chance to venture over to the Attic and visit Luc, yet? I know she will soon be on your blog roll.

Off and Running.
You've brightened my day already.
Kate - The Garden Bell - xoxoxoox

Carol said...

So adorable....my forever creative Valentine!!

Claudia said...

What a sweet idea, Koralee!

xo
Claudia

Kathy said...

Hi Koralee...Glad you stopped over today...Been following your happy crafty blog for a while now...
Love your little valentines pin cushions...so cute.! I love making those...they make such nice gifts!
Enjoyed catching up with you this morning...
Happy LOVE Month...xox~Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Lina ♥ C´est la vie said...

What a great blog, I love it and will be back.
Lina

Tiedupmemories said...

Such a sweet treat!

Teresa said...

Only YOU sweet Koralee!
Only YOU!
Oh I do believe that is a song!
"only you...can make this world seem right...
only you...can make the dark seem bright...
only you and you alone...
can fill me like you do...
you're my dream come true...
my one and only YOU!"
XXOOXX

theUngourmet said...

I don't sew very often but I'd still love to have one of these darling pin cushions.

P.S. I love your sweet Valentine-y photos on your sidebar! :)

Cozy Little House said...

You must know already how much I love this! Perfect colors and oh so cute, Koralee!
Brenda

Bralliz said...

Hi Koralee!
Aww, soo cute! :-)
Have a beautiful week!
xoxo alice

hometown girl said...

those are darling! what a cute gift for a sewing friend! hope you are enjoying your day! xo susan

Frenchy chick said...

that's a very good idea. So versatile too. I can put my favorite fabric. I love to sew.
Thank you for your comment on my blog. So nice of you. Come say hi again!

CinnamonAndSass said...

Finally something to do with adorable vintage egg cups! Thank you!

Rebecca said...

So many wonderful ideas over the past few days! I really like the journal idea - may get started on it for my daughters and daughter in law for Christmas gifts! This pincushion is very sweet, too.

Beach Vintage said...

Really sweet Koralee. Love the red check fabric.

Maria Confer said...

Wonderful Koralee!! I will definitely be making this since I'm in desperate need of a pin cushion.

Lulu Letty

katrina said...

so cute and deceptively simple to make -- thanks for this tutorial, Koralee. :)

This Lovely City said...

What a sweet DIY! I love your blog!

Jeanneoli said...

Cute as can be and I love the red and blue together.