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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.

Posted by ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen) from Austin, Texas, United States • Published See ofenjen (aka sewhookedjen)'s 74 projects »
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  • 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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