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16 July 2012

How I made: a Hexagon Pin Cushion

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen this picture – probably about a week ago. (With school holidays, my brain is a little bit mushy right now and time has slowed down).

 

 

I was on holiday, but still in need of a stitching project. Something simple. Something portable.

So I put these together… back to back.

Stitched them together (with the right sides facing out).

At about the half way point, I removed the papers. I didn’t want to remove them too early and lose the hexagon shapes.

When I reached the last “petal” I stuffed the pocket with some poly-fill.

Slip stitched it closed.

Stab in some pins (sounds a bit vicious).

And here I have a new double sided pincushion.

 

 

Made with some beautiful Domestic Bliss by Liz Scott.

 

 

Easy, peasy lemon squeezy!

7 comments:

  1. Dayna@ PrecutParadiseJuly 16, 2012 at 11:18 AM

    That is soo cute!

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  2. Ooh what a fab idea!!

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  3. Love this. Thanks for sharing the process for making this wonderful pincushion. I really like it and the fact that it is reversible is even better.

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  4. Every day's a holiday when I can stay home and sew ...and your pin cushion is fabulous!

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