It didn't take long for pincushion entries to start pouring in from all over the world! (OK, a bit of an overstatement.) It looks as though Paddy's going to have some stiff competition. Régina sent in this entry this morning:
Pretty, eh? And beautifully stitched, Régina. She says she got the idea from Quiltmaker and that it's a free design. She also said she didn't mind if I posted it ahead of the April 1st deadline, since the pattern's already available online anyway.
If you're curious about the contest, the rules (such as they are) can be found here.