Tiny Bottle Cap Pin Cushions

I don’t know about you but I am forever knocking over my pincushion and filling my mouth with pins as I am sewing! Enter this tutorial for adorable little pincushions that you can stick to your sewing machine on Tea Rose Home’s blog! Everything is cuter when it is smaller, right?

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Supplies needed:

  • Bottle caps
  • Scraps of fabric
  • Poly fill
  • Lace, ribbon or pompom trim (optional)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Needle and thread
  • Double-sided tape

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The recommended circle size to cut out your fabric is 3 inches. I just traced around my pom pom ribbon spool and it was a little larger than 3 inches.

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Then I sewed around the circle. I used orange thread so it would be easier to see!

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Pull the thread to create a little pillow.

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Stuff your little pillow with poly fill or steel wool or what ever you have on hand.

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Sew that puppy up! It doesn’t have to look perfect because you are just going to hot glue it into the bottle cap!

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Put some hot glue in the bottom of your bottle caps and press down.

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You can skip the extra notions and just attach the double stick tape if you are happy with them like this. I like the extra touch!

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Glue the trim around the top of the bottle cap.

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If you have a metal machine or a magnetic bulletin board you could use magnets instead of tape. I cut a little double-sided tape and attached it to the bottom of the bottle cap. If you ever want to remove it the tape from your machine just use some Goo-Gone. It will not hurt plastic and the tape will fall off.

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Boom! I’m right-handed so my pincushion tends to hang out right under my reverse stitch button. I attached my adorable little bottle cap pincushion to the right side of my machine!

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Thank you, Tea Rose Home for the wonderful idea and tutorial!

Megan

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