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Keep your sewing pins on hand (pun intended) with a pincushion ring!
When Dandelyne sent me one of their mini embroidery hoop kits the idea of making a mini pin cushion ring came straight to mind. The mini hoops were so adorable and I was really inspired to stitch a really cute design and turn it into a practical and cute ring.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this you'll need a mini embroidery hoop and a ring base.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 2
    Step 2

    Trace the inside circle of your hoop onto a piece of paper.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sketch out a cute design - I decided to use my pincushion for inspiration.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a square of fabric large enough to fit in your hoop.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 5
    Step 5

    Transfer or trace your design onto the fabric and thread your needle with embroidery floss.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 6
    Step 6

    Start stitching your design.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 7
    Step 7

    Tie off any lose ends.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cut a circle of foam to the same size as the back of your embroidery hoop.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 9
    Step 9

    Place the circle of foam inside your embroider hoop with your fabric on top so that the stitched design is nicely framed and tighten in place.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 10
    Step 10

    Glue the back on your embroidery hoop.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 11
    Step 11

    Glue your embroidery hoop onto the ring base.

  • How to make a ring pin cushions. Mini Embroidery Hoop Pin Cushion Ring - Step 12
    Step 12

    Stick some pins in your pincushion and it's ready to wear and sew with!

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