Back in 2011 I designed this sweet pincushion angel for use in my Studio classroom.
Everyone that visited my studio fell in love with her…. so in 2013, after many requests I decided to make the design into an E-pattern to sell in my Boutique.
My little Pincushion Angel was a huge hit and remained one of my most popular E-patterns until I retired the pattern earlier this year.
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Today I’m sharing this project with you as a free E-pattern, which contains a full size pattern template and step-by-step photo tutorial.
It’s a fairly basic design, with easy to follow instructions… making it a perfect 1/2 day project.
I designed the angel to have a pocket at the rear, which can hold embroidery scissors and a ‘Quick Unpick’…. a tool that was always lost in my studio until I had this specific spot to keep it.
The lower half of the angel is filled with pellets (or rice). The extra weight keeps it steady and I often use mine to hold books open or to hold pattern templates in place while I trace them.
I’ve made my Pincushion Angel in both neutrals and in pretty colours.
Although I used Tilda wings for my Angel, you could use any kind of wings. I think vintage book page wings would be adorable on a neutral Angel too!
If you’d like to add a sweet Pincushion Angel to you craft or sewing room, please feel welcome to…
download the free E-pattern here.
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Kris @ Junk Chic Cottage says
Soooooo sweet. Love this!
Thank you Kris…. she is still one of my favourite sewing projects and gets used every week.
Shay Moore says
Thank you so much, I can
not wait to make her! So cute.
Thank you Kerryanne. I’ve loved your angel since you first shared photos of her. I’m sure many folk will be adding her to their homes.
Thank you so much for the pattern!
Wanda Rogers says
Thank you so much for the pattern, love your boards.
Thank you so much for this lovely pattern. Hope to make it next week with my granddaughter.
Thank you so much for sharing your design with us, she is darling.
This is so gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing. I can’t wait to make her – in my brand new craft room in Derbyshire UK.
Vicki N says
Thank you so very much.