* pin cushion

Posted on April 1st, 2004 by maitreya. Filed under Projects with Instructions, Sewing/Fabric Crafts.


I’ve been sewing lately and after the cat almost knocked over my tin of pins, I decided I need a pin cushion. The latest Martha Stewart Weddings came in the mail yesterday, and one of the Good Things was a little ring pillow trimmed with ribbon. I scaled it down for this pin cushion made of fabric I got at a Japanese quilting store. Cut 2 4-inch squares of fabric. Right sides together, sew a piece of wide ribbon around the perimeter of one of the squares, then around the other. You’ll end up with a hole where the ribbon ends meet. Turn the cushion inside out through this hole. Stuff it with filling and sew the hole closed. Sew through the center and secure 2 buttons to tuft it.

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5 Responses to “pin cushion”

  1. Julie Giles Says:

    please tell me where you found the filling for thie pin cushion. thanks Julie

  2. Maitreya Says:

    It’s just plain old polyfill from the craft store.

  3. esther94619 Says:

    Thanks for the tute! These pillows are just too cute….going to make one right now with my
    sock monkey fabric!

  4. evoria Says:

    (= They’re adorable. =)

  5. Susan Wood Says:

    Cute pincushion. This will work up FAST!! TFS

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