Product DescriptionBlue Floral Emery Pincushion handmade in our studio with beautiful cotton fabric. Filled with 4.5 oz Abrasive Turkish Emery Mineral and 2"x3". This unique pincushion will keep ypur needles rust free, clean and sharp.
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After years of using that tiny red bud on the traditional tomato pincushion, I have found Nakpunar's gorgeous emery pincushions! I have already bought 2 - one lovely sky-blue round one (2.5") and my latest purchase, a rectangular floral one (2" X 3"), which fits nicely into my Sudberry House Vintage pincushion frame. I do crewelwork constantly and have about a dozen emeries around the house, to sharpen and clean my needles before I sew. The round ones are used to completely pass my needles through, to clean the whole needle, if I haven't used it in a while, and to remove any possible burrs from new needles. I use the rectangular one to stab the points of my needles into just before I begin to stitch, to sharpen the tips. In 1973, when I discovered crewel, emeries could not be found anywhere, and I have 4 almost black needles to attest to that fact! I cannot imagine a more necessary accessory to sewing - besides the needles - than an emery - or 2, or 3...