A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Monday, May 23 News:  Why party hats?  Today, we officially welcome our newest Moderators, lindyv321, pottermouth, PerfectlyBohemian, Mistress Jennie and LovelyMiss to the team!  If you see them on the boards, congratulate them!
Total Members: 305,634
Currently Running With Scissors:
344 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 66 67 [68] 69 70 71
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Let's make pincushions!  (Read 154618 times)
Tags for this thread: pin_cushion , pincushion  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Fidget
You have my undivided atten...Look! A bunny!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1186
Joined: 09-Apr-2005

la-da-dee la-da-daa


View Profile WWW
« Reply #670 on: August 21, 2008 06:19:22 PM »

Oh, com'on, Barolot.  Everyone can use another additction.  And if you need to justify it - it's just a pincushion.  Roll Eyes  Or, if you make one larger, it make a nice baby toy.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I feed my soul with the stitches I sew.
My Wists
I practice random acts of kindness at random moments for random reasons.
chio88
« Reply #671 on: October 14, 2008 03:32:29 AM »

Pincushions to cushions! Great idea!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out our Home Decorations
barbolot
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 2790
Joined: 07-Feb-2007


View Profile WWW
« Reply #672 on: October 14, 2008 07:07:57 AM »

I made this one for a swap a little while back....


It's larger than my usual bottlecap pincushions.... it's about 4 inches wide.  Also, I didn't layer the side seam like I should have, so it has a wonky bump on the side.  Sad  I've never used trim on my pincushions before, so it's a lesson learned for the next time I use it.  I can't wait to make more of these dia de los muertos pincushions, though!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

maguro
« Reply #673 on: October 14, 2008 09:53:42 AM »

Que bonito! Me encanta todas las cosas de Dia De Los Muertos!

Beautiful. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Fidget
You have my undivided atten...Look! A bunny!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1186
Joined: 09-Apr-2005

la-da-dee la-da-daa


View Profile WWW
« Reply #674 on: October 15, 2008 06:57:40 AM »

Wow, that's pretty colorful!  Did you use a different type of cap as the base?  Or was it just free form?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I feed my soul with the stitches I sew.
My Wists
I practice random acts of kindness at random moments for random reasons.
barbolot
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 2790
Joined: 07-Feb-2007


View Profile WWW
« Reply #675 on: October 15, 2008 08:27:25 AM »

Wow, that's pretty colorful!  Did you use a different type of cap as the base?  Or was it just free form?
Thanks! Smiley  I used a large plastic cap from a jar.  I really like the stability the caps give to the whole piece.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Fidget
You have my undivided atten...Look! A bunny!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1186
Joined: 09-Apr-2005

la-da-dee la-da-daa


View Profile WWW
« Reply #676 on: October 17, 2008 09:08:44 AM »

Oh, yes.  Caps are great bases.  I get dreamy-eyed and imagine the possiblities everytime I get ready to toss a bottle or jar cap! 

It's too bad Miracle Whip no longer come with metal screw caps.  One of those would make an awesome base because you could put button magnets in the bottom.  Then it would anchor itself to your sewing machine, or a file cabinet, or the like. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I feed my soul with the stitches I sew.
My Wists
I practice random acts of kindness at random moments for random reasons.
HippieKender
The most precious thing one can make is a friend.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1903
Joined: 21-Oct-2007

I tend to lick circular things.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #677 on: November 19, 2008 09:29:30 AM »

I haven't read through all 68 (  Shocked ) pages yet, but I wanted to share the first 2 pin cushions I have ever made.
First using the Whip Up tutorial:

I didn't realize I had left my machine set to zig-zag so you can see some of the stitches.  I was too lazy to pull them all out and start over.  Wink

Second using the Bottle Cap tutorial

I think it would have worked a little better if I had used a regular full sized soda bottle top, but I don't drink soda so all I had was a water bottle cap which was half the height.  I think it came out fairly well ... though my (non-existent) embroidery skills could use a little work!

Yay, now I am off to admire everyone else's cushions!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Shelichan
Offline Offline

Posts: 448
Joined: 08-Mar-2006

Fashion designer for hire in NYC!


View Profile
« Reply #678 on: November 25, 2008 10:26:44 PM »

Haha yeah I just read through all 68 pages, and I cant wait to make some!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Childrenswear & womenswear designer for hire in NYC!
Fidget
You have my undivided atten...Look! A bunny!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1186
Joined: 09-Apr-2005

la-da-dee la-da-daa


View Profile WWW
« Reply #679 on: November 26, 2008 07:27:36 AM »

HippieKender, I really like your choice of colors for your pin cushions.  Don't worry about the zig-zag stitch.  If anything that may help keep it from busting a seam when you stuff it.  The smaller bottle cap gives a mushroom-like appearance to the bottle cap cushion.   Have any red material with white polka dots?  Wink

Shelichan, please post pictures of your creations.  We love us some pin cushions around here! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I feed my soul with the stitches I sew.
My Wists
I practice random acts of kindness at random moments for random reasons.
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 66 67 [68] 69 70 71 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
Serge Normant Shows You How to Look Like Sofia Vergara
How to Do a Messy Mermaid Braid
Get Simple Beachy Summer Waves
Best Hair Care Products For Ethnic Hair
Beachy Waves for Short Hair Tutorial
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Painted Background
Easy Summer Salads
Meatless Monday: Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.