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« on: August 06, 2004 08:51:13 PM »

I did a search and didn't see this posted already... I did something a little different with my pin cushion... I added a wrist band w/ velcro so I can detach the pin cushion if I need to.





The pin cushion is a basic pillow form (about 2x4 inches) stuffed w/ batting and the wrist band is a minature scrunchie - fabric surrounding elastic.  I added velcro to both so I could detach the pincushion if I needed to.
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2004 09:26:02 PM »

Just make sure you don't push the pins all the way through the pincushion...ouch!
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2004 04:45:04 AM »

There is so much batting in there that you have to push down really hard to get them to all the way through.  Thankfully.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2004 07:18:24 PM »

I love that idea, my pins don't stick to my small pin magnet very well anymore. I may just try this Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2004 08:02:50 PM »

that is such a cute idea! i think ill make one for my sister!
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« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2009 12:37:25 PM »

I love the idea of the velcro. I just made a big fat round one. <3
And being able to take it off a wrist band would be lovely.
Thanks for the idea. Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2009 09:43:55 AM »


If you're worried about the pins going through the batting you can always add a thick bit of interfacing, or even a cardboard scrap to the bottom piece of fabric.

And nice idea with the velcro- that makes a really great, usable cushion!
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