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Calico Pincushions
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Calico Pincushions

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Fabric needed for one pincushion:
  • Two 12" Calico squares
  • Two 12" Fusible fleece squares
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • Floss to match fabric
  • Embellishments: buttons, beads, ribbons
  • 1 bag Fiberfill

DIRECTIONS:

ROUND PINCUSHION:

  1. Fuse fleece to back of calico fabric.
  2. Trace an 8" circle on back of one piece.
  3. Pin two fused squares right sides together, stitch on traced line, leaving an opening for turning.
  4. Cut 1/4" from stitching, turn, stuff firmly with fiberfill and hand stitch closed.
  5. Wrap cushion first with floss to form six sections, then cover floss with ribbon.
  6. Embellish with buttons or beads.

SQUARE PINCUSHION:

  1. Fuse fleece to back of calico fabric.
  2. Trace a 9" square on back of one piece.
  3. Pin two fused pieces right sides together, stitch on traced line, leaving an opening for turning. Cut 1/4" from stitching.
  4. Before turning, put each corner seam together, measure down 1" and sew across corner forming a box.
  5. Turn, stuff firmly with fiberfill and hand stitch closed.
  6. Wrap square cushion into four sections with floss, then cover floss with ribbon.
  7. Embellish with buttons or beads.
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