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31 Adorable Pincushions You Can Make Yourself ...

By Eliza

If you sew, you know how important having a couple of pincushions is. That's because you need a safe place to keep your pins when not in use. By stabbing them into a cute pincushion, they are close at hand when you put together a pattern or remove pins as you sew. Things have changed since the tomato that everyone used in the past. Nowadays, you can get a pincushion that looks like anything you want it to. Check it out!

1 Big Minion

Big MinionVia Lady Joyceley
I try to keep my kids out of my sewing room because they play with all my stuff. Putting this pincushion in there would not help. But I love it!

2 Thread Catcher and Pincushion

Thread Catcher and PincushionVia Dreamy Dresden Thread Catcher PATTERN ...
I have one of these and I will tell you how convenient and easy it makes sewing.


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3 Donut Treat

Donut TreatVia Trend Alert: Donut everything!
All you need to make this is some felt and stuffing. Adorable, isn't it?

4 Mason Jar Pin Cushion

Mason Jar Pin CushionVia Mason Jar Pin Cushion
Don't toss those little jars. Turn them into a pincushion/button holder with ease.

5 Framed Pincushion

Via How-To: Vintage Framed Pincushion - ...
Now isn't this the sweetest thing you've ever seen? I think I'll be making them for everyone this year.

6 Tiny Turtle

Tiny TurtleVia Sew A Turtle Pincushion Sewing ...
This would be a great way to use up some scraps of fabric you have leftover from another project.

7 Patchwork Pincushion

Patchwork PincushionVia Patchwork Pincushion
This simple design is easy to put together, but looks so cute on your sewing table.

8 Adorable Pig Family

Adorable Pig FamilyVia ikat bag: Pig
This is great if you love pigs, but you can make a family of any animal you love.

9 Thimble Pincushion Necklace

Thimble Pincushion NecklaceVia Sew Many Ways...: Tool Time ...
If you like to hand stitch on the couch while you watch television, this necklace makes it so easy.

10 Cute Little Mouse

Cute Little MouseVia How to make a mouse ...
I love the bright pink ears! Is this a pincushion you'd want in your space?

11 Cactus Pin Cushion

Cactus Pin CushionVia Cactus de alfileres
What better place to stab your pins than a cute little cactus?

12 Stuffed Bird

Stuffed BirdVia How to Sew Stuffed Birds
Do you think it would be hard to stab your pins into this sweet little bird?

13 Scrap Fabrics and Old Doily

Scrap Fabrics and Old DoilyVia letrecivette: A little pillow...
Here's another great way to use up some of your favorite leftover pieces of fabric.

14 Owl Pincushion

Owl PincushionVia Tinned Pineapple, superslyskillzmcfly: motleycraft-o-rama: Free,...
These little guys are pretty tiny, but you could modify them so they are large enough for your needs.

15 Made on Vintage Candle Holder

Made on Vintage Candle HolderVia Treasures from the Heart: Pretty ...
Add some elegance and class to your sewing room with a pincushion that looks like this one.

16 Little Cupcake

Little CupcakeVia Organize Your Crafts
Doesn't this look like a tasty cupcake? It's easy to make and so adorable too.

17 Lots of Details

Lots of DetailsVia Tuna Can Pincushions | Wee ...
Use some embroidery floss to add cute details to your pincushion.

18 Embroidered Felt Spool of Thread

Embroidered Felt Spool of ThreadVia LucyKate Crafts...: Love letter for ...
This little spool of thread is so cute! Don't you want one for yourself?

19 Caravan Patchwork Pincushion

Caravan Patchwork PincushionVia Caravan Patchwork Pincushion & Suitcase ...
Indulge your love of sewing and traveling with this little pincushion.

20 Little Garden

Little GardenThis tiny little garden is so cute and I love how tiny the flowers are.

21 Kitty Cat

Kitty CatVia Free Cloth Doll Pattern - ...
Here's the perfect friend to keep in your sewing room.

22 Hexie Caddy

Hexie CaddyVia Charm About You: Goodness!
Combine your needs with this cute little caddy. Use it for pins and spools of thread. Perfect!

23 Little Hedgehog

Little HedgehogVia maker*land.: Make a hedgehog pincushion ...
Could it get any cuter than the little bow?

24 Make a Pincushion Ring from a Plastic Bottle Cap

Make a Pincushion Ring from a Plastic Bottle CapVia How to Make a Pincushion ...
Make it easy to remove and store pins by wearing this adorable pincushion on your finger.

25 Little Mice

Little MiceVia Saturday.
Make a bunch of little animals to keep you company while you sew.

26 Pear Pincushion

Pear PincushionVia retro mama: A New Leaf
Fruit is a fun thing to sew and makes the perfect place to store your pins.

27 Tasty Treats

Tasty TreatsVia Jennifer Jangles Blog: Pin Cushion ...
These pincushions look like dessert to me. Don't you think so too?

28 OUCH!

OUCH!Via OUCH! - a somewhat different ...
If you need a laugh, this is the pincushion for you.

29 Stuffed Purse

Stuffed PurseVia A Pin for Every Purpose ...
Mix and match colors and embellishments to create the purse of your dreams.

30 An Egg

An EggVia 25 FREE Pincushion Tutorials
This just makes me smile. What about you?

31 China Cup

China CupVia punk projects: The Spotted Fox ...
Don't get rid of the last teacup in your collection. Use it to make yourself a new pincushion.

What does your pincushion look like? I have an owl and a cute little square. I always see more that I want though. Do you see one on this list that you simply can't live without.

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