Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Materials:
Vintage cup & saucer
Felt x 3 colours, in this case blue, white & yellow to match the cup and saucer.
Embroidery thread/floss
Wadding for stuffing

Tools:
Scissors
Pins
Needles
Glue gun

Instructions:

Print out the pattern at 100% on A4 size paper. To download the patterns click on the following links :

Vintage teacup pincushion pattern part 1

Vintage teacup pincushion pattern part 2

Cut out the pattern and then pin to the felt to cut out all of the pieces.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Starting with the large circle fold it in half and then half again to locate the centre point of the circle.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Place the 3 sections of the flower over the centre point and pin in place.

Blanket stitch through the 4 layers around the circle in the centre of the flower.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Line up the bottom of the cupcake centre with the smaller circle, feeding the felt around the circle, top sew the two pieces together. Once you have gotten all the way around the sides of the felt should line up. Continue the top sewing joining the two sides together.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Turn the cup shape right side out. Fill with wadding.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Along the edge of the large circle sew a running stitch pulling it gently as you sew. Pull the whole circle together so as it resembles a shower cap, leaving just enough room to fit two fingers into, secure the thread.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Through the small space stuff the top of the pincushion, very gently as you do not want to snap the running stitch that is holding the shape.

The top will use a lot of wadding.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Using the backstitch, sew the base to the top of the cupcake pincushion.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

The pincushion can be used as it is. It is not necessary to put it into the cup.

Using a glue gun to secure the pincushion into the cup, and then the base of the cup to the saucer.

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Vintage Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

Your pincushion is now ready to use.

Tina & Missy

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