Etsy Finds Friday

Camper Vessel (ceramic, isn’t that cool?) from Paige Russell Design, $85.

15-Month 2008-2009 Calendar from Jessica Gonacha, $25.

Multi-Colored Girl’s Sweater Skirt, size 6-8, $40 from handmade pretties.

Mini Matryoshka Dolls in Pouch, $16 from dolittle design.

Hand Printed Cotton Ribbon, $10 for 100cm (39″), from LeiLiLaLoo.

Hand Screen Printed Fabric, $26.50 for 50 cm (about 20″), from hollabee.

Vintage Cosmetic Bags, $15.50 from Robyn Ruth.

Olive Swamp Grass Sheer Jersey Top, $30 from Circular Accessories.

Organic Homegrown Cotton Blanket, $35 from Green Thread Shop.

Etsy Finds Friday

Blue Leona pillow, $22 from Norajane.

Large Artist Sketch Case from Henry and Zoe, $35.

Vintage Fabric, $20 from Sparkle Power.

Zippered Linen Pouch, $14.50 from Pear McGee.

Sparrow Bird Wire Sculpture, Sparkflight, $40.

Pleated Bag, $70 from Seabreeze Studio.

Abstract Crochet Room Rug, $3,700 from Handmade Pretties.

Retro Modern Pet Bed, $42.99 from Like Kittysville.

Half Yard of Japanese Fabric, $5.50 from Karaku.


I decided to see what all the fuss is about with these pincushions. Entire books dedicated to pincushions, tons of Etsy sellers featuring pincushions in every imaginable shape, and blogs with photos of….pincushions! So I gathered some stuff off the sewing room floor and made an easy one with some vintage ribbon:


Personally I am a fan of the magnetic pincushion because I can just snap them up when they are strewn all over the floor and you can throw your pins back on while you are sewing. So I will try my new pincushion and see if form beats function. But I’ll be thinking about creating a pattern for a pretty magnetic pincushion!

I found so many lovely and inspiring pincushions around craftland that I had to show you. Oh, and there are so many more! Click on each image for a link.