Saturday, May 15, 2010
Let's get a jump start on Christmas gifts
Pin cushions from leftover blocks.
OK, not a new idea but definitely a fun one.
I love making pincushions from leftover blocks.
I made one for a novice sewer at work and her daughter kept it for a pillow for her Barbie doll so I had to whip up another one.
Now, you are wondering, who wants another pin cushion?
Well, I personally have several. Since I stitch in 2 rooms, I keep several in each room. Also, I do not combine pins. I keep my flat pins on one cushion, my applique pins in another, etc...
So, stitchers do need pin cushions. Also, some people collect them so you will be adding to their collection.
When I make these from leftover blocks, I make several and I then have a bag full.
I just fill them with poly fill but I know other blogger's use different things to fill them with..
Also, if you are making a pincushion for an international friend , why not make one with fabric that shows your state?Here is a link to other pincushions you may want to create.