Walnut pincushion

Usually the walnut goes inside of the pincushion.

For cuteness and impracticality the walnut shell is going to be used at part of the pincushion.

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Crack open that shell and eat the walnut.

Or get some one else to crack and eat the nut for you.

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I used wool felt and stabbed that ball until it was firm and walnut shapeish.

I then glued the wool felt ball to the inside of the walnut shell. IMG_4211 IMG_4205

 

They look like little snails.

And they seem to hold the pins a lot better than I thought they would.

Now to keep them away from the cats. They seem to be a cat magnet. IMG_4215

 

 

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