Making a Pincushion Ring

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December 4, 2015

Ring PincushionThis is a handy little ring to wear when you're sewing and need a quick place for your needles. It is nearly free to make and would make a nice gift too.:)


Total Time: 30 minutes or less


  • bottle cap
  • 1/4" elastic
  • fabric
  • glue gun
  • stuffing
  • scissors
  • stencil
  • marker
Ring Pincushion


  1. Using a stencil 4" across, trace a circle onto your fabric with a marker. I used part of a ribbon spool. Cut this out.
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    Ring Pincushion
  3. Wad up a small amount of stuffing and put it in the center of your fabric.
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  5. Twist the bottom tightly to close.
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  7. Fill the bottom and sides of your bottle cap with a generous amount of hot glue. Push your twisted fabric bundle tightly into the cap.
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    Ring Pincushion

  9. You will now trace another small circle onto your fabric using the cap as a stencil, cut this out.
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  11. Cut a small length of elastic, fitted to your finger. Glue it to the bottom of your cap.
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    Ring Pincushion
  13. Glue the smaller fabric circle to the bottom of your cap, over your elastic.
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  15. All set!
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  17. Ready to use!
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  19. Enjoy:)
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August 17, 2016

This cute and handy pincushion is conveniently attached to a loop to fit your finger. Learn how to make it with this short video.

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April 9, 2010

This neat little ring is ideal for sewers who want those pins and/or needles close by at all times.

Pin cushion made from metal bottle cap.

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