Making a Tea Cup Pincushion
Pincushions are a necessity for many crafters. Making your own is a craft in itself. One lovely way to design a pincushion is to use a pretty tea cup and saucer. These cushions make a nice addition to your craft area or unusual gifts. This is a page about making a tea cup pincushion.
Here is a cute and decorative way to use and display pins.
Total Time: 1 hour
- cup and saucer
- foam filling
- glue gun
- Take your foam (packing foam) and form a ball and secure with tape until you can wrap with fabric.
- Cut your fabric approximately 6in x 6in. Before wrapping your foam ball, place in your cup to check fit. Remove. Wrap with fabric holding the ends.
- With your glue gun begin filling the bottom and sides of your cup with hot glue.
- Then inert your foam covered fabric as snug as you can get it down in your cup.
- Add pins
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