Thursday, April 18, 2013

pdq* Club - April Edition And Giveaway Too!


Jill Finley of Jillily Studios has designed very cute project for her pdq* Club [Pretty Darn Quick]! Have you been following along? You can find the link to the right. All of the club posts are listed under pdq Club. You can download the directions here. Let us know how much you love this pdq*  Club! We can plan for more fun things like this!



This pincushions are adorable. The red and white color combinations add a whimsical touch, don't you think? We would love to see what combinations you come up with.



Jill used the lovely red and white fabrics from her Beyond The Gate line.



Meanwhile, pop over to Jill's blog. She's posted a great preview of her next fabric line, Patio Poppies. You won't be disappointed. 

We have a winner from last month. Congratulations! 
JaneB said...
Jill has inspired me to try applique. Her videos and designs are great!
jane(dot)bitz(at)gmail(dot)com
April 7, 2013 at 3:49 PM

Please contact us here. Leave Jill some love for her pincushions in the comments up until midnight May 19, 2013 and we will select our next winner of a random bundle of fabric!

Be inspired!

-hg

91 comments:

bairdmtn said...

My good friend gave me an ice cream sundae dish because she just didn't want it. I am going to make one of these cute little pincushions for her with it!! These are SEW cute!! Love it!!

Margaret said...

I love those red pinchusions and the new line. I have been so inspired by you that I have purchased your last book and a thread kit. Cant wait to get started on some of the projects.

Gill said...

I love the pincushions!
The PDQ club is a great idea - lots of quick and easy makes please!

giddy99 said...

Oh, so sweet! That tiny checkerboard pincushion just slays me! :)

barbara woods said...

love those colors you used

Sandie @ crazy'boutquilts said...

I love pincushions! These are gorgeous! Well, I happen to adore red and white and Jill sure does it up beautifully. Thanks for the fun!

Kris said...

What a fun project!I can't wait to try one. Red is my color! Love them.

Kris said...

So cute! Can't wait to make one, going to hit the dollar store very soon. Red is my favorite color!Yummy!

Joanna said...

Jill's PDQ Club projects are fun, and these pincushions are so elegant. I'm got to make one, but it will certainly be the standout notion in my humble sewing room:)

Lee Ann L. said...

oh my goodness! Those are adorable!

Lisa Marie said...

The pincushions are adorable! I guess I'll be hunting for some cute, tiny containers so I can make some.

shawn said...

I really like the red fabrics and the pincusions are so cute!!

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shawn said...

I love the red fabrics and the pincushions are so cute!!

smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

Barb said...

These pincushions are very sweet! They would make some lovely gifts, just add your favorite embellishments and some pretty pins. Thanks, Jill.

Linda said...

HELLO! THESE ARE SO SO CUTE! SEEING THEM SENDS ONE RIGHT TO THE SEWING MACHINE TO STITCH ONE SIMILAR!
CHECK OUT THAT CHECKERBOARD ONE!
THANKS SO FOR SHARING!

msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

Cecilia said...

Now I know what I can do with the 4 sundae dishes I found. Thanks for sharing all of these great ideas.

Potpourri said...

I love them and they are the perfect thing to put in a one of a kind container.
I like these PDQ projects.

Patty D from NC said...

love them! red checkboard one is striking!

Donna said...

Very cute pincushions. Thank you, Jill, for sharing the quick project.

Tammy said...

What a yummy selection of pincushions....Beautiful fabriccs and pincushions.

Carrie P. said...

I have seen pincushions made out of cups before but these dishes are super cute.

Abbigail said...

These are so cute! I like that they are heavy enough to not be knocked over when you are using them. very pretty too!
hulseybg at gmail dot com

Carly R. said...

Yummy pincushions! I had to take a second look at a couple just to be sure they weren't mixed in with real sundaes. :-)

Kd Brown said...

Love, love, LOVE your pincushions, Jill! You are amazingly talented and creative. The Beyond the Gate fabric is delicious, too. You go girl!

Beth said...

Those pincushions are cute. Everything Jill does is so cheery!

Kathy H said...

We have a few of those sundae cups and no one ever uses them. I know what I can do with them now. And that fabric is so cute.

Sandy D said...

How cute these pin cushions are. I have just the spot for them.Red is my favorite color.

Renea said...

Love these pincushions. I will be looking for cute little dishes sew I can make these pincushions for my quilty friends.

Debra Lee said...

The pincushions are a great iea!

Mystica said...

Love those pin cushions! that tiny chequered one is sweet.

Brenda said...

I love the cheery red pin cushion. It makes me happy just to look at it. Thank you for the PDQ club.

This Dog's Mom said...

What wonderful eye candy! I have some of my grandmother's sundae dishes and now I know what to do with these heirlooms - make new heirlooms! Thanks for the inspiration and for pretty darn quick projects!

Vickie Adkins said...

I Love Pincushions. Yours are very neat with their dainty dishes and your fabric which really pops!

Vickie Adkins said...

I Really Love Pincushions! Yours are so neat with their dainty holders and the reds really make them POP!

Judy1522 said...

Love the pincushions so cute in the sundae dishes.

MoeWest said...

I love using pretty little dishes in the sewing room. These pincushions are sweet!

GranChris said...

Adorable! Who wouldn't love receiving one of these little gems.

Ellee said...

What an absolutely gorgeous collection of pincushions! -- soparkaveataoldotcom

JoyceLM said...

Love the pincushions - thanks for the great pattern. I have some small glass dishes gathering dust that I can turn into something pretty & useful.

Margaret said...

These are adorable. Perfect for the pincushion swap I am in right now.

Deb G. in VA said...

I love the pin cushions! I need to find some small cups or dishes to make some. Thanks for the pattern and the giveaway!

dortha said...

Very cute pincushions and seem very simple to make. I love Jill's new poppy line coming out soon.

Mary Jean said...

SO CUTE!!!! I love making pincushions so now the search is on for some cute dishes. Thanks!

JudyCinNC said...

Love the pin cushions and now know what to use my leftover ramekins for. PDQ is a wonderful idea and I look forward to more creativity and inspiration. Thank you from Judy C in NC

Patti said...

These are SO cute! Makes me want to rummage in the kitchen cupboard for something to use in making one. I'm sure I can find something in there!

robin said...

Cute pincushion!

Karrie S said...

Those are SUPER cute pincushions! I love the fabric so much!

Chris S said...

So cute!! The new fabric line is beautiful!!

LJ said...

I love this pdq Club. I've signed up for the posts by email. Is there a way to sign up to get just the pdq Club posts, too?

scottylover said...

These are so neat! I do a lot of thriftin' and garage sales, so I will be on the look out for neat dishes to use now!

Sandy A

Lee said...

I am loving the pdq Club! Adored the aprons and now these sweet pincushions ! I would love to make some pretty flowered ones in tea cups! thanks!

Nancy said...

These are really cute and PDQ! thanks for the opportunity to win!

SewCalGal said...

Super cute pincushions and beautiful fabric too!

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Marcia W. said...

These sound like interesting projects. I've never made a pincushion and these are just so cute. Collecting cute dishes (cups, whatever) to use would be fun too - another first for me to visit yard sales. Thanks for the opportunity to win this giveaway.

Deb said...

Love anything red! Would love to win beautiful red fabric!

OhioLori said...

Loooove the pincushions!!! Adorable!! ( make me think of lil' fairy stools...waaaay cute!) Love the Fabric line too! :)

Lisa in Port Hope said...

These would be super cute with carnival glass and 30s repro fabrics. Thanks!

Jane Coombs said...

Lots of occasions coming up to gift friends. Cute pincushions. Inspiring fabric. thanks

Kathy L said...

Love the pincushions. Thanks for the chance to win.

Ann said...

Love the idea of PDQ projects. Nice way to feature the fabrics.

Debbie P said...

These are such cute designs!! Red & White are my favourite colours to work with! Thanks for the creative inspiration!!

Quiltingranny said...

Just cute as bugs! I think I am fast becoming a hoarder of pin cushions!

ritainalaska said...

love your pincushions! and your pdq's ... thanx for sharing and the inspiration.

Beth in TN said...

Now I'm on the lookout for some cute little dishes like these so I can serve up some pincushions! :)

Sallie said...

Cute project - love the red and white fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

Debbie P said...

The red fabric is so "happy" and "cheerful"!! Love the cute pincushons!! They are so creative!!! I will have to try making some!!

Kath H said...

Clever idea using those vintage cups, now I have to search for one and make my own sewing room sweet dessert!

Cheryl Greenleaf said...

Anything food oriented is a winner in my book.

Barb and Sharon said...

I love how the pincushions look like ice cream sundaes.
Barb@Witsend

Hollygrove Carole said...

Love the red and white! Now I have another project, thanks

Hollygrove Carole said...

I love the red and white! Now I have another project, thanks

Linda E in AZ said...

The red and white fabrics are great for pincushions!

Janet McNamara Houck said...

What a great idea. Will have to try this.

Janet McNamara Houck said...

How cute. Will have to try.

Karen said...

Such a sweet project. Love the red and white fabrics too!

Karen said...

Such a sweet project. I love the red and white fabrics too!

Debbie said...

Very pretty. Love them!

Debbie said...

Very pretty, love them!

Sylvia Mock said...

What a great idea for presents for my sewing friends. Also I am make some and donate them for fundraisers. So cute. I love them.

Debbie said...

Very cute and inspiring use of small dishes. Thanks for the ideas.

tich said...

Oh these are wonderful! IMy friends and I are doing a pincushion swap for Christmas (aren't we organised!!), so these would be ideal!

Tamie said...

Makes me want to hit the thrift store and look for some small dishes.

Joan H. said...

Now I know what to do with those ice cream dishes . The pincushions are so cute !!!

Becky said...

Love the reds in your fabric line! My friend Brenda loves red. She would love these pincushions. Thanks for sharing!

Crickets Corner said...

Now I know what to do with those ice cream dishes I'm not using. Love the polka dot one.

Purl Buttons said...

RED and WHITE, what a DELIGHT! I love the pincushions, too!

Diane said...

What a cute project. Thanks for the giveaway.

Ann said...

The PDQ Club is a great idea

stampmeup said...

What a cute project! The red & white fabrics are just so cheery! Thanks for the project idea and give away. I'm always looking for ways to use up small scraps! I hate to waste anything!

stampmeup said...

(Please forgive me if my last comment already posted. I double clicked the publish button by accident. Anyway, if it didn't post:)

I love the project idea! Very cute! The fabrics are just so cheery too! Thanks for the project idea. I hate to waste scraps and this help reduce my scrap bags. ;) Thanks for the giveaway, too!

June D said...

Great ideas on your site. Pls put my name in the hat for the drawing!