I haven't done an online swap in ages. When Erin asked me to join her strawberry pin cushion swap I knew it would be the perfect one. I purchased this pattern for the strawberries and was led to this adorable version for the flower tops from this website. I used wool felt for the flowers and adorned the center with french knots. Seed beads would be adorable as well!
If you don't want to buy a pattern I found some great tutes to make strawberry pincushions and sachets. Country Living has a good one here. Martha Stewart has one here.
The strawberry cap is make from two layers of fabric that I fused together using Pellon Wonder Under. I then cut our the shape and glued it to the top with fabric glue. You can also add a slip stitch or blanket stitch around the edges.
The basket is from Anna at Noodlehead and is a wonderful and easy project! I'm going to make a bunch for fat quarters and "works in progress" for my sewing table!
The strawberries and the baskets are fun, addictive projects and I can't wait to make more!