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Today we learn about how to make the pin cushion...I hope you will enjoyed for this TuToRi@L... :-)

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Designer: Alma Allen
For oval pincushion:
9x11" piece pink print
9x11" piece fusible interfacing
3-1/2x1-1/2" oval craft paper box

For round pincushion:
10" square green print
10" square fusible interfacing
2-3/4x3" round craft paper box
For both pincushions:
Acrylic paint: off-white or cream
2—2x10" pieces decorative paper
2 each of 1/4x4" and 1/4x10" pieces green-and-white check ribbon
2—1-3/8x10" pieces 1-1/2"-wide rickrack: green
Small sponge brush
Fine-grit sandpaper
Pinking shears
Bookbinding glue
Paste wax: light brown
Soft cloth
Tacky glue
Heavy-duty sewing thread
Crafts sand
Polyester fiberfill
Finished pincushions:
3-1/2x3x3" (oval); 2-3/4x4-1/2" (round)
Quantities are for 100% cotton fabrics. 

Cut Fabrics
Click on “Download this Project” to download the pincushion patterns.
1. Lay fusible interfacing, fusing side down, over oval and circle patterns. Use a pencil to trace each pattern once. Cut out interfacing shapes roughly 1/4" outside traced lines.
2. Following manufacturer’s instructions, press oval and circle interfacing shapes onto wrong sides of designated fabrics; let cool. Cut out fabric shapes on drawn lines. 

Make Pincushions

1. Remove lid from oval box; set it aside for another use. Paint outside of oval box with two coats of acrylic paint using the sponge brush, allowing it to dry after each application. Using fine-grit sandpaper, sand box until some of the original craft paper is visible.
2. Measure around outside of box to determine circumference. Using pinking shears, cut a strip of decorative paper 1/2" wide by circumference plus 1/4" for overlap. Center and glue 10"-long ribbon over paper strip. Adhere strip around box 1/4" from bottom edge using bookbinding glue.
3. Lightly coat outside of box with light brown paste wax; let dry. Buff box with soft cloth.
4. Run a thin line of tacky glue around inside top edge of box. Referring to photo, press a piece of 1-3/8x10" green rickrack into the line of glue so that half the rickrack shows above the box edge.
5. Referring to Oval Pattern, use heavy-duty thread and a running stitch to sew around pink print interfaced oval 1/4" from outer edge. Gently pull thread tails to gather oval until diameter is about 3".
6. Fill oval halfway with crafts sand. Stuff fiberfill into opening until full. Whipstitch opening closed.
7. Stuff fiberfill into bottom of painted box. Mold stuffed fabric oval to fit into the box; remove. Run a line of tacky glue around inside of box below rickrack edge; return stuffed oval to box.
8. Repeat steps 1–8 to make a second pincushion using round box and green print interfaced circle.

oval pincushion
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round pincushion

Easy to do...
Making your corner for the better looking...
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