Saturday, September 3, 2011

Baby Shoe Pincushion

A few months ago I bought a set of vintage baby shoes at my Thrift Store.  They were dirty and scuffed, so no one wanted them.    I decided to give one a new life as a Pincushion.   I painted the shoe a mauve color.  Then I made a flowered pincushion and put it in the shoe.  Finally, I added a vintage-style timepiece charm, tiny peach roses and seam binding.

This was so much fun, I think I'll be on the lookout for other "unwanted" shoes.   There are many females in my family and I think they make useful gifts.






3 comments:

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Just adorable,Angie!!
Have a wonderful Labor Day.
Hugs,
Marie

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Angie,
Oh my gosh--this is totally precious, my friend! And oh wow, what a HUGE surprise! Your package came today!! THANK YOU so much for all the beautiful treasures!!
Sending big (((hugs))) your way,
Cindy

Donna said...

Visiting from Cindy's. Love your baby shoe! It is just adorable and so creative!

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