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Time:0h15
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Pretty Easy
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Sewing
More magical than a tomato - a potion filled pincushion!

This little gem came out of my Harry Potter obsession. Plastic cauldrons are easy to find during Halloween and St. Patrick's Day.

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Instructions

  • How to make a recycled pin cushion. Cauldron Pincushion - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies (marbles not shown).

  • How to make a recycled pin cushion. Cauldron Pincushion - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a circle about twice the size of the cauldron out of the fabric. Stitch a straight running stitch around the outside.

  • How to make a recycled pin cushion. Cauldron Pincushion - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pull the running stitch up about half way to gather the fabric circle.

  • How to make a recycled pin cushion. Cauldron Pincushion - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add weights to the bottom of the cauldron, top with polyfil. Add polyfil to the fabric circle, pull thread tight.

  • How to make a recycled pin cushion. Cauldron Pincushion - Step 5
    Step 5

    Squeeze hot melt glue under the lip of the cauldron. Push fabric into the cauldron, making sure it catches under the lip.

  • How to make a recycled pin cushion. Cauldron Pincushion - Step 6
    Step 6

    Done!

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Masha V.
Masha V. · Laguna Hills, California, US · 9 projects
Have you lost your marbles in step one?

jk, this project is brilliant! Happy
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Ginger Snapped
Ginger Snapped · Sacramento, California, US · 31 projects
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen)
ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen) · Austin, Texas, US · 75 projects
thanks Happy I've made tons of these now. They're easy and super fun!
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Cuervitte
Cuervitte · San Juan, San Juan Province, AR
Awww im obsessed with HP too xDDD i looved this! *-*
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Doom Baby
Doom Baby
This is pretty cute. I think I'll make this.
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ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen)
ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen) · Austin, Texas, US · 75 projects
I found mine at a party store in a package of about 10. They're super cheap, too. Happy
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Geneva I.
Geneva I. · 5 projects
this is the perfect pincushion I've been looking for! If I find the plastic cauldrons, I'll buy two & make my mom one also.
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Knitting Dragon
Knitting Dragon · Madison, Wisconsin, US
BRILLIANT! i flipping LOOOOOOOOOVE this!!!
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Rosie
Rosie · Southampton, England, GB · 5 projects
aw mate, this is so good.
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ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen)
ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen) · Austin, Texas, US · 75 projects
Glad you like it!
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