Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Wrist Pincushion

Supplies Needed:
  • 6-7 inch piece of elastic (any width)
  • 6x6 piece of cotton fabric
  • 1 1/2- 2 inch (diameter) plastic bottle cap
  • needle & thread
  • handful of fiberfill
  • OPT. hot glue gun
  • Prepare supplies listed above
  • On piece of fabric, cut a small triangle off the corners to make an octagon.
  • Thread your needle and sew a running (regular) stitch around the perimeter of the octagon as if making a fabric yo-yo.
  • "Squish' and place fiberfill inside bottle cap and hold. (Hot glue it to the bottle cap if wanted)
  • Holding the fiberfill in place, place it and the bottle cap face down inside the yo-yo. Gently pull the needle and thread to close around the top of the bottle cap. Stitch and knot closed.

  • Using a running stitch, sew short ends of elastic together, forming the wristband.
  • Hot glue or hand-sew the band to the cushion. Finally, try it on!

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