A wraparound pincushion that fastens onto your sewing machine keeps pins in place and at your finger tips.
A wraparound pincushion that fastens onto your sewing machine keeps pins in place and at your finger tips. Follow the instructions below to make one yourself.
- Sewing machine
- Thin batting
- Cotton or velour
- Velcro brand tape
Make a pattern: For length, measure the machine's circumference in a spot free of dials, then add 2 1/2 inches. Choose a width that suits the machine (about 2 to 3 inches) and add 1/2 inch.
Layer a piece of thick fabric (for the backing) and a piece of cotton or velour over two pieces of thin batting, all cut to fit dimensions.
Sew along three sides, leaving 1/4-inch seam allowance. Turn right side out, and top stitch around all four sides, 1/4 inch from edge.
Sew strips of velcro brand tape to ends on opposite sides