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Welcome to my Folksy shop in which you will find a variety of hand-stitched accessories for you and your home, many of which make lovely (and easy-to-post) gifts. I stitch in a variety of styles, combining traditional embroidery with other textile techniques such as felting, weaving, hand dyeing and silk painting. Vintage linens and fabrics re-stitched into unique gifts and accessories may be found at my second Folksy shop 'LynwoodcraftsRecycled' where you will also find vintage sewing supplies including vintage lace.


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Heart Motif Pincushion - knitted, felted and embroidered

Heart Motif Pincushion - knitted, felted and embroidered
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A pretty, knitted, felted and embroidered pincushion, featuring a lovely heart motif.

A random-dyed mohair yarn, in shades of magenta, blue, grey and green, has been chosen to knit a square panel, the rows (and, consequently, the 'stripes') being worked diagonally. The panel has been felted - or, more correctly, fulled. Using hand-dyed wool and silk fibres, a heart motif has been needle-felted onto the knitted pattern. The heart has been outlined in chain stitch using a magenta, cotton thread. A filigree pattern has been stitched, randomly, over the heart in a fine magenta thread. A scattering of French knots has been added in a space-dyed,shades of pink, thread - this gives a little more interest and texture.

The back of the pincushion is grey eco felt. The pincushion is blanket-stitched together using the same burgundy thread which outlines the heart motif and is gently stuffed with polyester filling.

Width - 10 cm approx

Please Note : Pins are not included with this item.

Please note: items from lynwoodcrafts are intended for adults. This item is unsuitable for children under 3 years of age since it contains small parts which may represent a choking hazard.


One of my favourite mohair yarns, knitted, felted and embellished with a needle-felted heart - so many enjoyable processes. I hope you like the result!

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Lynwoodcrafts within 5 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £3.50 £0.50

Returns Policy

You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.

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