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Pincushion Mania! 50+ Designs To Make

Posted By Tipnut On January 22, 2011 @ 3:20 am In Sewing | 7 Comments

Here’s the second list of pincushion patterns that I’ve collected from around the net, each offering free tutorials (some with template downloads too). You’ll find the first list here [1] which has also been updated (January, 2011).

marthastewart.com

marthastewart.com

Strawberry [2]: You may remember seeing charming strawberry pincushions like these in your grandmother’s sewing box.

Fabric Tomatoes [3]: Free pdf template to download.

modabakeshop.com

modabakeshop.com

paperstringcloth.blogspot.com

paperstringcloth.blogspot.com

4-Squares Patchwork [4]: This pincushion is a simple patchworked number, four squares on each side, with a button detail in the centre. Easy Peasy.

Patchwork [5]: Bold fabric, zany buttons, and quirky ribbons elevate the practical pincushion to new heights of style.

bhg.com

bhg.com

purlbee.com

purlbee.com

Miniature [6]: Each one is like a tiny version of a larger quilt, but they are a lot quicker to make.

Doily [7]: Either make doilies yourself, or buy them at a thrift store, garage sale, or anywhere else you can find them cheap. The doilies used here are around 4″ diameter.

patchworkposse.com

patchworkposse.com

stamps-and-stitches.com

stamps-and-stitches.com

Cupcake [8]: Sweet design sewn with fabric and trimmed with ric-rac.

Easy Patchwork [9]: These are fairly easy, take about an hour, and it’s a great way to use up little scrap pieces.

creativekismet.com

creativekismet.com

stitchindye.blogspot.com

stitchindye.blogspot.com

Hex [10]: Trimmed with fabric binding, includes a template to download.

Tea Cup Flower [11]: You’ll need enough scraps of fabric for 10 tea cup circles.

theobjectproject.typepad.com

theobjectproject.typepad.com

countrybumpkin.com.au

countrybumpkin.com.au

Berry [12]: The use of woollen yarns and simple stitches make this a quick and easy project to create. Free pdf pattern download.

Simply Geometric [13]: It is made up of circles, squares and triangles. Simply geometric!

mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com

mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com

myfantastictoys.blogspot.com

myfantastictoys.blogspot.com

Mushroom [14]: Fairly simple project that requires a bit of sewing and a hot glue gun.

Giant [15]: These are super simple to make and adorable! They come in handy around your sewing room and work as great gifts for sewing friends.

modabakeshop.com

modabakeshop.com

bhg.com

bhg.com

Dainty [16]: Create a bouquet of cute little flower pincushions, made with pretty fabric, fusible interfacing and oval kraft paper box.

Moda Love [17]: This pattern makes two pincushions, so you can share the love!

modabakeshop.com

modabakeshop.com

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

Button Center [18]: With this pincushion, now you have a cute and colorful landing place for all of your sewing pins.

Homegrown Tomato [19]: Stitch a robust heirloom variety in loosely woven linen or cherry tomatoes in dainty gingham.

marthastewart.com

marthastewart.com

barij.typepad.com

barij.typepad.com

Bari J. Pincushion [20]: Free pdf download available.

Adorable Pumpkin [21]: It’s a basic design that we’ve seen before but embellished with a colorful green leaf and curling grossgrain ribbon, make sure to use some bright orange patterned fabric and voila! you have a sweet pumpkin.

fiskars.com

fiskars.com

kootoyoo.com

kootoyoo.com

Simple Square [22]: Free pdf tutorial download.

Easy [23]: So easy and you can always embellish them or keep them super simple.

amazingmae.blogspot.com

amazingmae.blogspot.com

craftypod.com

craftypod.com

Yo-Yo [24]: Make yo-yo’s from scratch or with a yo-yo maker for these cuties.

Teacup [25]: Made with vintage teacups.

mmmcrafts.blogspot.com

mmmcrafts.blogspot.com

weewonderfuls.typepad.com

weewonderfuls.typepad.com

Pod Flower [26]: Sweet little cushions made with felt.

DIY Owl [27]: An owl shape is made out of modeling clay and then a small fabric pincushion placed in the center.

nettevivante.blogspot.com

nettevivante.blogspot.com

marthastewart.com

marthastewart.com

Wraparound [28]: A wraparound pincushion that fastens onto your sewing machine keeps pins in place and at your finger tips.

Petit Strawberry [29]: A simple yet pretty pincushion you can attach to scissor handles, a rotary cutter, whatever else you like.

vanessachristenson.com

vanessachristenson.com

mairuru.blogspot.com

mairuru.blogspot.com

Leather Bottom [30]: Includes a pattern for the leather bottom piece.

Spring Hats [31]: The pincushions are made from pieces of felted wool (for the hat, hat band, appliqued leaves and flowers) and embellished with embroidery floss and seed beads.

allpeoplequilt.com

allpeoplequilt.com

beachvintage.blogspot.com

beachvintage.blogspot.com

Ornate Frame [32]: A small vintage frame is spray painted then turned into a pincushion using padding and an embroidered doily. Very pretty!

Quick-pieced [33]: Lovely square pincushion with a pieced top in colorful fabrics and a button center (one button on either side).

veryberryhandmade.co.uk

veryberryhandmade.co.uk

modabakeshop.com

modabakeshop.com

Whimsical Star [34]: Coordinating fabrics cut in diamond shapes are pieced & sewn together, pom-pom trim is added at each point and a fabric covered button is sewn in the center.

Thread Caddy & Pin Holder [35]: Six little pockets to hold thread, the center is stuffed and used as a pincushion. Tutorial available via free pdf download.

larkcrafts.com

larkcrafts.com

agirlinparadise.blogspot.com

agirlinparadise.blogspot.com

The Big Chunk [36]: Filled with crushed walnut shells and made with 6″ squares of fabric and batting.

Sundaes Best [37]: Here’s a unique idea that converts a large glass pedestal ice cream sundae dish into a handy sewing room accessory.

rileyblakedesigns.com

rileyblakedesigns.com

rileyblakedesigns.com

rileyblakedesigns.com

Triangular Log Cabin [38]: Made with strips of 6 print fabrics, a square of solid white and another print, filled with choice of stuffing.

Cookie Cutter [39]: Cute project made with a cookie cutter (any shape), fun foam, thin floral foam, crushed walnut shells and a charm pack of fabric.

cuttopieces.blogspot.com.au

cuttopieces.blogspot.com.au

jointhemood.blogspot.com.es

jointhemood.blogspot.com.es

Teapot [40]: A sweet little teapot complete with a spout, handle and lid. Free pdf pattern pieces available to download.

For Sewing Machine Needles [41]: Has a template to download for needle descriptions that you use to transfer to felt.

ginderellasblog.blogspot.ca

ginderellasblog.blogspot.ca

maker-land.blogspot.com.au

maker-land.blogspot.com.au

Hedgehog [42]: Faux fur can be used for the back but toweling or cotton will also work. Template included.

Knit & Crochet

The majority are for crochet but I’ll be adding more to this page as I find them (only four knitting patterns listed at the moment).

krisknits.blogspot.com

krisknits.blogspot.com

Knit Posey [43]: Finished size approx. 3″ x 3-1/2″ high. A bottom, middle and top flower is knit and then stuffed with scrap yarn and sewn together.

Daisy Chatelaine [44]: Charming thread crochet pattern, has a crocheted cord for hanging.

sewritzytitzy.blogspot.com

sewritzytitzy.blogspot.com

karabouts.typepad.com

karabouts.typepad.com

Tomato & Strawberry [45]: Crochet pattern is available via free pdf download. Made with Berroco Suede yarn but any worsted weight yarn will work fine.

Egg [46]: Crochet pattern. How handy is this when sitting in an egg cup!

coolcrochet.blogspot.com

coolcrochet.blogspot.com

hookedonneedles.com

hookedonneedles.com

Flower Petal [47]: Crochet pattern. As you can see, the brighter mix of yarn colors the better! Nice little yarn stash buster.

Tricornu [48]: Knitting pattern with some sewing involved (fabric bottom attached to knitted piece).

knotions.com

knotions.com

slipslipknit.com

slipslipknit.com

Frangipani [49]: Knitting pattern. Features two little crochet flowers in the center, you could use decorative buttons if you don’t know how to crochet.

Aunti Wainwrights [50]: Pretty thread crochet pattern. The site is Finnish but the pattern is translated in english.

neferi.blogspot.com

neferi.blogspot.com

creativejewishmom.com

creativejewishmom.com

Sweet Flower [51]: Crochet pattern. Mix and match colors as you see fit. Make a solid flower, or one with a different colored center, or one side solid and the other side two colored!

Felted Lime [52]: Knitting pattern, nice and citrus-y!

bgtw.typepad.com

bgtw.typepad.com

canadianliving.com

canadianliving.com

Crocheted Cupcake [53]: Finished size is 4 inches diameter x 3 inches high unfrosted (3-1/2 inches frosted) at widest point.

Cupcake Pattern [54]: Crochet. Decorate with a sprinkling of seed beads.

goodhousekeeping.com

goodhousekeeping.com

naturalsuburbia.blogspot.com

naturalsuburbia.blogspot.com

Apple [55]: Instructions for stem and leaf included, worked on DPNs and circulars, stuffed with Merino fleece.

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URLs in this post:

[1] first list here: http://tipnut.com/22-free-pincushion-patterns/

[2] Strawberry: http://www.marthastewart.com/273284/strawberry-pincushions

[3] Fabric Tomatoes: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2009/10/garden-fresh-fabric-tomatoes.html

[4] 4-Squares Patchwork: http://paperstringcloth.blogspot.com/2007/07/pincushion-tutorial.html

[5] Patchwork: http://www.bhg.com/crafts/sewing/accessories/patchwork-pincushion/

[6] Miniature: http://www.purlbee.com/miniature-patchwork-pincushion/

[7] Doily: http://www.patchworkposse.com/blog/2009/03/blog-post/

[8] Cupcake: http://www.stamps-and-stitches.com/2010/01/cupcake-pincushion-tutorial.html

[9] Easy Patchwork: http://blog.creativekismet.com/2007/11/16/patchwork-pincushion-tutorial/

[10] Hex: http://stitchindye.blogspot.com/2009/08/hex-pincushions.html

[11] Tea Cup Flower: http://theobjectproject.typepad.com/the_object_project/2009/08/tea-cup-flower-series.html

[12] Berry: http://www.countrybumpkin.com.au/article_info.php?articles_id=642

[13] Simply Geometric: http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2010/01/prety-petunia-pincushion.html

[14] Mushroom: http://myfantastictoys.blogspot.com/2010/09/mushroom-pin-cushion-tutorial.html

[15] Giant: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2009/07/giant-pincusions.html

[16] Dainty: http://www.bhg.com/crafts/sewing/accessories/how-to-make-pincushions/

[17] Moda Love: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2010/01/moda-love-pincushion.html

[18] Button Center: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42860/how-to-make-a-pretty-pincushion-with-a-button-center

[19] Homegrown Tomato: http://www.marthastewart.com/268489/tomato-pincushion

[20] Bari J. Pincushion: http://barij.typepad.com/my_weblog/2008/01/did-i-there-wou.html

[21] Adorable Pumpkin: http://www2.fiskars.com/Sewing-Quilting/Projects/For-the-Home/Organization/Sewn-Pumpkin-Pincushion

[22] Simple Square: http://www.kootoyoo.com/2009/02/how-to-make-simple-square-pincushion.html

[23] Easy: http://amazingmae.blogspot.com/2009/02/pincushion-tutorial.html

[24] Yo-Yo: http://www.craftypod.com/2010/03/16/how-to-make-a-yo-yo-pincushion/

[25] Teacup: http://mmmcrafts.blogspot.com/2008/05/make-teacup-pincushion.html

[26] Pod Flower: http://weewonderfuls.typepad.com/wee_wonderfuls/2007/04/still_have_my_h.html

[27] DIY Owl: http://nettevivante.blogspot.com/2011/02/diy-owl-pin-cushion.html

[28] Wraparound: http://www.marthastewart.com/265911/wraparound-pincushion

[29] Petit Strawberry: http://www.vanessachristenson.com/2011/01/v-and-co-how-to-petit-strawberry-pin.html

[30] Leather Bottom: http://mairuru.blogspot.com/2009/10/how-to-make-leather-bottom-pincushion.html

[31] Spring Hats: http://www.allpeoplequilt.com/projects-ideas/bags-pillows/spring-hats-pincushion_1.html

[32] Ornate Frame: http://beachvintage.blogspot.com/2010/03/project-day-ornate-frame-pin-cushion.html

[33] Quick-pieced: http://veryberryhandmade.co.uk/2011/05/30/quick-pieced-pincushion-tutorial/

[34] Whimsical Star: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2011/08/sew-simple-star-pincushion.html

[35] Thread Caddy & Pin Holder: http://www.larkcrafts.com/needlearts/free-project-friday-thread-caddy-from-sewn-by-hand/

[36] The Big Chunk: http://agirlinparadise.blogspot.com/2011/11/big-chunk-pincushion-tutorial.html

[37] Sundaes Best: http://www.rileyblakedesigns.com/cutting-corners/2012/02/03/sundaes-best-pincushion/

[38] Triangular Log Cabin: http://www.rileyblakedesigns.com/cutting-corners/2012/03/09/triangular-log-cabin-pincushion-tutorial/

[39] Cookie Cutter: http://cuttopieces.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/pincushion-tutorial.html

[40] Teapot: http://jointhemood.blogspot.com.es/2012/04/pincushion-alfiletero.html

[41] For Sewing Machine Needles: http://ginderellasblog.blogspot.ca/2012/05/tutorial-sewing-machine-needle.html

[42] Hedgehog: http://maker-land.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/hedgehog-pincushion-tutorial.html

[43] Knit Posey: http://krisknits.blogspot.com/2009/08/meet-posey.html

[44] Daisy Chatelaine: http://sewritzytitzy.blogspot.com/2010/03/daisy-chatelaine.html

[45] Tomato & Strawberry: http://karabouts.typepad.com/karabouts/2010/01/my-entry.html

[46] Egg: http://coolcrochet.blogspot.com/2008/05/crochet-egg-pincushion.html

[47] Flower Petal: http://www.hookedonneedles.com/2009/08/crocheted-pin-cushion-pattern-english.html

[48] Tricornu: http://www.knotions.com/issues/spring_2009/patterns/tricornu/directions.aspx

[49] Frangipani: http://slipslipknit.com/?p=971

[50] Aunti Wainwrights: http://neferi.blogspot.com/2011/01/pattern-auntie-wainwrights-1-2-3-pin.html

[51] Sweet Flower: http://www.creativejewishmom.com/2010/04/crochet-sweet-flower-pin-cushions-for-shavuos-for-mom-for-a-teacher.html

[52] Felted Lime: http://www.luckypennymake.com/luckypennymake/2010/02/revisit-lime-pincushion-pattern.html

[53] Crocheted Cupcake: http://www.canadianliving.com/crafts/crochet/crocheted_cupcake.php

[54] Cupcake Pattern: http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/crafts/cupcake-pincushion-oct05

[55] Apple: http://www.naturalsuburbia.com/2011/07/30/apple-knitting-pattern-tutorial.html

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