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Easiest Pincushion Ever

Fabrics: Vintage Made Modern by Amy Barickman for RJR Fabrics


You're just four stitch lines away from a super easy pincushion. It makes organizing your pins effortless!



Materials for One Pincushion:

  • 2 -- 5" squares of fabric
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Pencil


Finished pincushion: 4-1/2" square



Assemble the Pincushion:


1. Layer the two 5" squares with right sides together. Pin pieces together.


2. Beginning in the middle of one edge, sew together pieces with a 1/4" seam. Pivot at each corner. Leave a 1-1/2" opening for turning along one edge.


3. Clip corners just outside of the stitching line.


4. Turn right side out. Use the eraser end of a pencil to push out corners; press. Use a pencil to gently push small tufts of fiberfill through the 1-1/2" opening.


5. Using a needle and thread to match fabric, hand-sew opening closed. See how to sew the opening closed here.