loneweever is taking a short break
Gail on Jun 9, 20155 out of 5 stars
Very well done. Arrived in no time at all. Thanks.
Dawn on Apr 14, 20155 out of 5 stars
Such a CUTE idea! I love this so much. My first new pin cushion in at least 20 years, and I adore it! Thank you!
queenie102 on Mar 10, 20155 out of 5 stars
Bright and colorful - well made - giving them to girlfriends at our semi annual reunion--
redtulipquiltcarol on Mar 1, 20155 out of 5 stars
Love it, very nicely made and the royal blue enamel cup is perfect! Love that it is recycled too into this lovely pincushion! 5 stars! Fast shipping an very well packaged!
Ann on Feb 13, 20155 out of 5 stars
Cutest little pin cushion ever! Super fast delivery -- and cute packaging as well :) Thanks
J L on Jan 2, 20155 out of 5 stars
Beautiful workmanship, wonderful customer service!
Colleen on Dec 5, 20145 out of 5 stars
I just love this pin cushion. The colors are so pretty. I want to order more.
Lin on Jun 28, 20145 out of 5 stars
Everyone comments on this addition to my pincushion collection. Very unique and brightens up my sewing/craft room!
Cindy on Jun 25, 20145 out of 5 stars
Adorable pincushion perfect for my work area! Great packing and super fast shipping. Very highly recommended shop!
betsy610 on Apr 25, 20145 out of 5 stars
Good communication, fast and well packed shipping, I love this item! Thanks so much!
Slow-Crafts by Loneweever
I am Laurie, and I am Loneweever. I make all of the items in this shop. I have always had the Itch to Stitch ... but no need for speed.
In 2008, I opened Loneweever on Etsy, selling my twined baskets and hand-stitched pincushions. After 100 sales, my husband and I opened a second Etsy shop, stocked with vintage treasures. That shop, ThreeOldKeys, has grabbed most of my spare time for the past 5 years.
But a true stitchin' itch never goes away. The yearning keeps burning ... and the ideas still simmer. I had to put all those metaphors to rest!!! So I started sewing pincushions again. Loneweever is back, as slow as ever, and having a great time.
Combining old melmac cups and enamelware mugs with felted wool is just plain fun. The textures and colors are a treat to the senses. Each pincushion is different, and each is a high-quality, pin-friendly sewing notion. I like knowing every "make-do" will eventually be enjoyed by another stitcher or collector.
Most of my fabrics are "rescued textiles" or scraps from other sewing projects. I love old quilts worn to shreds, and shrunken wool sweaters. Etsy is full of creative people making New from Old. We have fancy words for it now, but to our ancestors, it only made sense. Imagine great-grandma declaring she would "upcycle" those feedsacks and "repurpose" her jars.
I've gathered lots of vintage melamine cups, and metal camping cups too. It will take this slow-crafter a long time to fill them all, so if you have a custom request, let me make your pincushion next.
My vintage shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ThreeOldKeys
Accepted payment methods
Returns and exchanges
Etsy Gift Cards can be used in this shop.
Money Order payments are welcome too; items will be shipped upon receipt.
You can convo ahead with your zip code for an accurate quote. Or just count on me to send a refund of postage payments of $1.50 and up.
My listing estimates are based on sending from Virginia to the west coast.
International customers, yes, I can ship to you! Please convo.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you need more information or photographs, please contact me.
My other shop is ThreeOldKeys. There I sell vintage treasure and crafty supplies. http://www.threeoldkeys.etsy.com