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Topic: Embroidered wrist-watch pin cushion including tutorial  (Read 1719 times)
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« on: September 18, 2009 11:50:25 AM »

Hey, I feel a little nervous posting about this in this forum because I have pretty limited embroidery skills, but I'm sure you could take the idea and really make it do something.

I was really into the idea of wrist-watch pin cushions and I thought to myself one day, what if you embroidered one to look like a watch face! So here it goes. I wanted to post a full tutorial but apparently because I am new I can't post pictures. I am a little annoyed that this has to be the policy because I was going to make a really great tutorial! But I am sure it is for a good reason.

Here is an example of a completed analog watch.

You start with a bottle cap pin cushion

Then you add a watch band that attaches with velcro

Now you have a perfect canvas for all your embroidery imagination!

Here is a finished digital one:

For more pictures and instructions check out my instructable:

Hope you enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2009 01:17:38 PM »

That's really cute!

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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2009 08:42:33 AM »

Very cool idea! If you wanted to, once you meet the minimum post, you could come back and edit this one to add pictures or any other details.

Now I totally want to make one!

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« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2009 10:56:36 AM »

Such a cute idea! I need to make one of these.  I have "normal" pincushions, but I always forget to grab them when I am stitching.  I tend to hold my needle in my mouth or stab it into a corner of my WIP (which invariably falls out and lands in my bed/sofa/chair).  This would be a much safer and cute way to keep my needles handy.

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