In this class we will show you how to make a pincushion, a cute little cactus perfect to brighten up your sewing space. Learn to sew through multiple layers of felt, use pinking shears, sew small curves and use polyester stuffing.
Using the downloadable template included with the class, you can cut your felt pieces and prepare all your materials in advance ready to follow along with us step-by-step.
Then you can make your pincushion even more personal by decorating it with buttons and your favourite pins (we used little flowers and bumblebees on ours!).
This project is beginner sewing project is perfect for anyone new to sewing, or anyone wanting to create a cute sewing gift. Or just as a little project for yourself to cheer up your sewing space! Once you make a pincushion, you’ll have the perfect excuse to start collecting all kinds of lovely pins!
What You Will Need
- To follow along with the lessons in this class you will need the following tools and materials:
★ 0.25m of green felt
★ green thread
★ polyester stuffing
★ 8cm terracotta plant pot
☆ (optional) flower buttons to decorate