Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Materials:

  • Pattern download here
  • Jar with a screw top lid – The jar I used is 3 ½” tall and 2 ¾ “ wide. (7 cm x 9 cm), it also had a removable internal section to the lid. This aspect is not necessary.
  • Cardboard
  • Glue
  • Wadding for stuffing the pin cushion section
  • Thread
  • Ribbon
  • Scrap of material 5” x 5” (12.5 cm x 12.5 cm)

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Tools:

  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Needle
  • Marker or pencil

How to make:

Download the pattern from the link above; you will only need to print out the large circle. – The full pattern will make the vintage teacup pincushion: for tutorial to make it click here.

Remove the lid; place it on the cardboard and draw around it.

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Cut out and leave aside.

Cut out the pattern piece marked Top from the pattern you downloaded and printed.

Pin onto the chosen scrap of material and cut out.

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Using the needle and thread, knot the thread at the end, work a secure stitch into the edge of the circle of material and do a running stitch all the way around the circle. Gather the material together leaving just enough space for the lid of the jar to slip into the fabric. Secure the thread.

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Fill the circle with wadding. Place the cardboard over the wadding.

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Run a line of glue around the circumference of the lid.

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Slide the lid into the material and push the edges of the material up against the glue to secure in place.

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When dry, run another line of glue around the circumference of the material covered lid and attach the ribbon.

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

Finally chose some sewing items for the inside of the jar and your sewing jar with pincushion gift is ready.

Sewing Jar with Pin Cushion – How to Make

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