Happy Lunar New Year

On the Craft Apple menu today:

One itty bitty bowl of rice pincushion.  Utensils: chopsticks pins.


So pull up an itty bitty chair and have some.


Would you like that with a button?


Happy Chinese New Year!

29 Responses to “Happy Lunar New Year”

  1. 1 randomcontemplations February 18, 2007 at 7:09 pm

    Yippee, I am first one…Linda those are sooo adorable!!! I love them!

    Does the bottom one look like a pig to you? For me? The other girl born in the year of the pig? 🙂

  2. 2 Shelagh February 18, 2007 at 8:35 pm

    Adorable!!! Happy Chinese New Year to you too!

  3. 3 Belém February 18, 2007 at 8:52 pm

    What an original idea to comemorate chinese new year. Happy chinese new year to you too.

  4. 4 Ashley February 18, 2007 at 8:58 pm

    Those are ADORABLE! The little bowls–too cute. Are the cushions glued in?

  5. 5 Patricia February 18, 2007 at 10:28 pm

    So cute! Happy Chinese New Year!

  6. 6 kirsten February 18, 2007 at 10:55 pm

    anything that small deserves the title ‘cute’ for sure – how small are they? and where did you get those bowls? i’ve made some using flowerpots – but those are gorgeous.

  7. 7 Samantha February 18, 2007 at 11:46 pm

    Adorable! I love those little bowls.

  8. 8 Heather February 19, 2007 at 12:06 am

    Those are so cute! I just made my first pincushion last night, they are so much fun to make. I instantly wanted to make more.

    Happy Chinese New Year!

  9. 9 LeeAnn February 19, 2007 at 12:25 am

    Pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty!

    I’ll have to post a picture of what I use for a pin cushion sometime. But I like yours better!

  10. 10 Sue B February 19, 2007 at 5:17 am

    Oh these are too cute! What a great idea – love these!

  11. 11 Linda L February 19, 2007 at 7:43 am

    These are great! Really like the look of them!

  12. 12 Cindy February 19, 2007 at 9:04 am

    Oh My! Those are adorable. I love them!!! Happy Chinese New Year!! 🙂

  13. 13 Karyn February 19, 2007 at 9:13 am

    Your pincushions are cute…is the fabric glued in? I can’t wrap my head around how you did that. I love them!

  14. 14 jackielawrence February 19, 2007 at 10:10 am

    Oh, those are great, cute, adorable. I’d say they are a hit with everyone!

  15. 15 katie February 19, 2007 at 10:19 am

    Aren’t you clever! Those are so cute. Love all the little red accents (and isn’t it supposed to be an auspicious color?)!

  16. 17 abbyweldon February 19, 2007 at 3:22 pm

    I like the idea of having a pincushion with a hard bottom. I always end up getting poked when I pick up the all cloth ones. I have ended up turning a padded cloth cover box into an extremely large pin cushion.
    Very clever!

  17. 18 Monica February 19, 2007 at 3:45 pm

    Is it just me? I can’t see the photos. 😦

  18. 19 lera February 19, 2007 at 9:15 pm

    oh … that is TOO cute!!!!!!!! Way too cute!

  19. 20 Hilari February 20, 2007 at 2:56 am

    Those are great! How can I get one?!!

  20. 21 persephonesawakening February 20, 2007 at 11:07 am

    Did you honestly get those done since your last post? because that’sa LOT of pincushions to complete in 5 days. WOW! Very impressive!

  21. 22 meg February 20, 2007 at 4:44 pm

    You clever woman! These are really cute. Happy Chinese New Year to you!

  22. 23 losabia February 20, 2007 at 5:19 pm

    Squee! So cute. I love rice. And I love pincushions. And I loooooove your rice pincushions!

  23. 24 weirdbunny February 22, 2007 at 5:23 am

    They are fantastic !! Some little chinese children at church on sunday came dressed in beautiful chinese clothes …. such cuties !

  24. 25 gerinich February 26, 2007 at 7:30 am

    I love your fabric bowls. Where did you get those wonderful bowls and what size sre they? Is there a tutorial? I would love to make one.

  25. 26 Fran February 27, 2007 at 6:33 pm

    Lovely fabric pincushion creations. You’re so creative with your stash! 🙂

  26. 27 pikojiko March 10, 2007 at 10:31 am

    Where did you get the little bowls?

  27. 28 fripperee March 18, 2007 at 3:22 am

    These are far too cute! I wonder if I could make it work in little tea-cups, hmm I see a trip to the thrift shop in my future! Thanks for the inspiration!

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