Pin Cushion

Pin cushion sewing project

Start your sewing kit with this easy kid's beginning sewing projects.

You will need:

  • Felt 4x4 inches
  • Batting-You can stuff sand in your cushion also, about 1/2 stuffing and 1/2 batting. The sand can help sharpen your needles and pins.

Sewing Materials Available

Cut two pieces of felt 4 x4 inches in size. Sew three sides on the sewing machine. Back stitching to secure your stitches. Turn right side out.

open cushion ready to stuff

Stuff your cushion with stuffing or batting. Hand sew the end shut. Use this as a pin and needle cushion.

project done

You can also sew along the edges like this one:
red pin cushion 

How to Create a Wrist Cushion

You can add a strip of 1/2-1 inch elastic to your cushion. Measure a piece of elastic from one side of the wrist to the other then add a 1/4-1/2 inch more to make it easier to get on.  Hand sew each end of the elastic to your cushion. Now you can use this on your wrist while you sew.

Easy Mini Pin Cushions

You will need the following:
  • 3 inch circle cut out of material
  • batting
  • trim, rick a rack, ribbon, other design embellishments
  • hot glue gun
  • soda bottle cap
  • sewing supplies
For each mini cushion cut out a 3 inch circle. You can use a wide glass or a canning jar lid for a pattern.

Gather stitch along sides of circle. Gather together. Stuff with batting.

mini cushion gathering

Pour hot glue in a bottle cap and insert ends of gathered material.

mini cushions

Decorate edges of bottle cap. Allow to dry.

mini pin cushions

This is a fun sewing project you can add to other sewing notions for a sewing kit.

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