For my birthday, my friend Jocelyn (Hi, Jocelyn!) made me the loveliest little pincushion.
Here's a top view of it -- the photos don't do it justice, as the workmanship is truly amazing.
I am realizing right now that I should have taken a photo of it with a coin or something... it's so very small! It fits right into the palm of my hand. Like... a little bigger than a half dollar! I feel guilty sticking pins into it because it's so lovely.
But here's a picture of a pin stuck into it... just so you can see what it would look like if I end up having the heart to use it this way:
Jocelyn is a very gifted crafter -- she makes things that actually look like the pictures in the craft books. This amazes me. I want to do that!