Monday, January 9, 2012

Easy Giant Pincushion


(that's an antiquie sewing macine-it's not that giant of a pin cushion)

I am very proud of the shelves that I hung all by myself  (tutorial here)in my craft room, but they needed something fun -worthy of their awesomeness.  So I decided to make a GIANT pincushion.  I searched and searched for a pattern, but most of them were on quilting sites and would require way more effort then I was willing to spend, so I came up with my own:


Download: PDF  Instructions Here.
Let me know if you have any questions.


Then I needed some giant pins.  I used BBQ skewers, wooden beads and spray paint (right after I took the pic, I remembered that I had some silver paint).  I just used hot glue to attach the balls on the skewers and gave them a coat of silver paint.

I cut tiny holes in the pincushion and slid the pins in the holes.
TADAA!



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8 comments:

  1. This is so cute...and funny! I have the perfect seamstress to make this for. Thanks for linking to Totally Tutorial Tuesdays :)

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  2. Oh that is just too cute! And it looks fabulous on the shelf next to the sewing machine! Great idea!

    I would love if you came over and linked this project to my weekly Round Tuit party at:
    http://jembellish.blogspot.com/
    Have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

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  3. This is adorable!! TFS!! I'm stopping by from Fabric Bows and More linky party and your newest follower here and on Pinterest.

    Here is what I shared this week: http://craftybrooklynarmywife.blogspot.com/2012/01/my-first-amp-cover.html

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  4. Love this post! I'm having a linky party, and would love for you to join! Here is the link http://www.thesouthernproductqueen.com/one-stop-shoppe-linky-party-3 Thanks for sharing!!!

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  5. I tried to download the PDF pattern and can't :( i am re doing my sewing/craft room and would love to try and make this. Is there another link?

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    1. e-mail me your e-mail and I'll send it to you: lilbirdz1@yahoo.com

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