This English Paper Piecing pdf pattern guides you through making a pincushion based on the shape of a pentagon. It features a firm base so you end up with a more stable pincushion.
Once finished your PentaPinnie pincushion will measure approximately 4″ wide x 1.75″ high.
If you are new to English Paper Piecing I have some YouTube Videos with some tips on basting and stitching your shapes together.
This pdf pattern includes digitally drawn templates for cutting both your paper pieces and your fabrics and the instructions are supported with clear photographs and illustrations.
The pdf is a total of 5 pages, of which the templates are laid out on 1 page.
In the gallery of images you’ll see a version of the PentaPinnie made by one of my lovely customers.
The Facets of the Heart FPP pattern makes a beautiful, slightly rounded heart. Make it up in a whole rainbow of colours or make one up in one solid colour to make a bold statement. You could even try out several tones of the same colour.
Just imagine how stunning it would look as a wall hanging or incorporated into a quilt. It would also look great on a cushion or pillow cover.