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I don't know if you can see how cute this little pincushion is, but I just love it! When I was at The Quilted Apple in Phoenix they had a table full of cute wool pin cushions. "Where's the book?" I cried! There is no book, they were designed by a staff member and sold only as kits. I bought a chicken, a pumpkin, and three turkeys! I had to get one for each of my two quilt buddies, of course! The kits are great! Each kit contains the wool pieces, all cut to shape; Perle cotton coordinating thread, a needle, and two straight pins for positioning. Plus, there is a little bag, cut and stitched to fit, filled with crushed walnut shells as the pin cushion filler! They called it "lizard litter", which, I guess means something if you live in Arizona. I'm clueless. Here is a picture of the cute little package. Obviously irresistible!
I picked up a pattern while I was at The Quilted Apple, which I worked on while at my son's house and am finishing up here. It is a wall quilt (have I already used the "padded room" joke here?) It needs a bit of applique and then I can sew the blocks together. Maybe I will have it ready to show in a couple days.
I have a quick recipe to share, one that my aunt made while I was in AZ. I think it is called Corn Pudding. We go for easy, right? So here you go:
1 - 16-1/2 oz can of whole kernel corn 1 - 16-1/2 oz. can of creamed corn 1 pkg. Jiffy Corn Bread/Muffin Mix 1 stick melted margarine 2 eggs 1 cup sour cream Mix all together, adding sour cream last. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees.
Try it as a side dish, or on top of chili it's yummy!
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