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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

New Babyshoe Pincushions

Hello my dear friends,

isn't it lovely what you can do with an old pair of baby shoes? These were my latest find  a few weeks ago. Needless to say I already knew they would become pincushions. What can I say ~ I am addicted to making them!

This time I used the pansies and violets that I had crochet and tea stained a few weeks ago to embellish the shoes. I also added some cotton ribbon that I had thrown into the stain before it finally had to go down the drain and it came out in two colors ~ blue and purple ~ how neat! I hope you enjoy!

Have a peaceful and creative day,

Karen B.


  1. I love love love old babyshoes, but here i cannot find them.
    Maybe i will buy a new pare of them and will alter them.
    Your pincushion are wonderful, again!
    I tried to make some violets, but they look like snowflowers.
    Someday i will succeed.
    I enyoyed (again) your idea.
    Thanks .

  2. So sweet, and the colours you used for the embellishments are lovely.

  3. Those are as cute as can be Karen. Have a soft spot for pincushions too. Great work
    xo Tina

  4. Another great pincushion Karen! Love the addition of the little buckle.

  5. I can easily see how and why you love making these adorable baby shoe pincushions. They are just precious!!! Happy creating...

  6. adorable...love it! Would be a great gift for a Mother-to-be...tiffany

  7. Your pincushion is just adorable,Karen.
    Have a great day.

  8. Good morning Karen.
    Your baby shoe pin cushions area adorable!!! I love the buckle on the side of the one, and your little crocheted flowers are perfect for them.

    barbara jean

  9. such a cute idea. I'm going to be on the look out for old baby shoes now!