Scrappy Pincushion

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Grab your scraps!! This scrappy pincushion pattern is perfect for smaller pieces of leftover fabrics. Step by step instructions make it easy for even a beginner to stitch at home.

It’s no secret that I covet every last inch of my fabric stash and save all my scraps but what’s a girl to do with all those small bits?? Well, I like to transform them into something useable and today’s project is perfect…. meet the scrappy pincushion.

This scrappy pincushion pattern is perfect for smaller pieces of leftover fabrics. Step by step instructions make it easy for even a beginner to stitch at home.

Since the construction is extremely simple, it stitches together fast, making it the perfect quick project. I’ve made a few to tuck inside my latest swap packages. Fingers crossed that my partners like them!

Scrappy Pincushion

This project is for all levels.

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Materials:

 This scrappy pincushion pattern is perfect for smaller pieces of leftover fabrics. Step by step instructions make it easy for even a beginner to stitch at home.

Cutting:

  • (7) 1 1/4” x 1 3/4” of pieces coordinating fabrics
  • (2) 5 3/4” x 1 3/4”
  • (1) 5 3/4” x 4 1/4”

**Use 1/4” seam allowance unless otherwise indicated.

Instructions:

  • Create a pattern with assorted fabric scrap pieces. Pin fabric RIGHT sides together, stitch along long side, press.This scrappy pincushion pattern is perfect for smaller pieces of leftover fabrics. Step by step instructions make it easy for even a beginner to stitch at home.
  • Center piece RIGHT side up on batting. Position 5 3/4” fabric stripe RIGHT sides together, stitch along long side; press, turn and top stitch. Repeat on other side. Add top stitching or embroidery if desired. This scrappy pincushion pattern is perfect for smaller pieces of leftover fabrics. Step by step instructions make it easy for even a beginner to stitch at home.
  • Pin fabric RIGHT sides together; stitch together leaving a small opening for turning. Clip corners.This scrappy pincushion pattern is perfect for smaller pieces of leftover fabrics. Step by step instructions make it easy for even a beginner to stitch at home.
  • Turn RIGHT side out; press. Press under open edge to set crease.
  • Fill with your favorite filling; slipstitch opening closed.

This scrappy pincushion pattern is perfect for smaller pieces of leftover fabrics. Step by step instructions make it easy for even a beginner to stitch at home.

Now, this little scrappy pincushion was tucked into my SWAP partner’s package s0 I need to make another one just for me!

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Comments

  1. aquilterstable says:

    This is sweet! Would it be ok if I shared a photo of your pincushion in my newsletter? I’d link back here to the tutorial of course. Thanks for considering!

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