Craft Magazine recently posted the Pin Cushion Caddy pattern from Anna Maria Horner’s new Book Seams to Me.  As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to make it.  Here it is;

 

My version of the Pin Cushion Caddy

My version of the Pin Cushion Caddy

I love how it turned out, even though it is not exactly how the FO looked in the pattern.  I found after extensive ripping, measuring, and remeasuring, that the pattern did not correctly state the seam allowances for the exterior of the caddy, and as there are 8 pieces to the exterior, even slight seam allowance problems mean big problems.  I finally remedied the problem by using the stated allowance in half the seams, and 5/8″ in half the seams, alternating the allowances as I went.  The suggested interfacing was not adequate either.  I ended up sing actual cardboard!  

Still, I LOVE  the outcome, and the pattern was free.  I plan to check out the rest of the book soon.  Amazon has a few pictures from inside the book, and another free project.

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