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Cute little picture frames make even cuter pincushions!
I got tired of keeping my pins in tic tac containers

Posted by Asherah Arts (formerly Lee Rose) from St Joseph, Missouri, United States • Published See Asherah Arts (formerly Lee Rose)'s 19 projects »
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  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 1
    Step 1

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  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 2
    Step 2

    First you'll want to pop your frames open to find out what is up inside them. If they are cheapies like mine they probably have some sort of gross thin plastic in front.

  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 3
    Step 3

    If your frame has glass then pop it out being careful not to lacerate your poor little fingers.

    If you have the thin plastic then take your tool of choice, in this case an exacto knife, and carefully cut it out being careful not to lacerate your poor little fingers.

  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once you get all that nonsense cleared out then lay your fabric over the now open window.

  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 5
    Step 5

    Drop a dollop of stuffing in there

  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 6
    Step 6

    the tricky part comes when you are trying to shut the door. Mind that the edges don't come out the front, and just squish as much as possible

  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 7
    Step 7

    Once you finally get the door slammed on those shenanigans, I recommend taking your exacto knife around the door edge and using the blunt side of it to shove in any stragglers

    At this point you may wish to glue down or trim these fabric edges. I really didn't care so I didn't

  • How to make a pin cushions. Stand Up Pincushions - Step 8
    Step 8

    VWALLA! You have tiny pincushions which will stand freely on your sewing table or desk

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Lucky Threadneedle
Lucky Threadneedle · Pudsey, England, GB · 2 projects
I love this.I was given some tiny frames ages ago and now know what to do with them. Thanks.
Asherah Arts (formerly Lee Rose)
Asherah Arts (formerly Lee Rose) · St Joseph, Missouri, US · 34 projects
thanks for the fav and for commenting and enjoying and all that good jazz!
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