Pin Cushion/Thread Catcher

April 19th, 2009 1 Comment

I’ve been coveting one of these for months and finally got around to making one. I found a great tutorial online that I altered slightly. I folded the straps differently so there were no exposed edges. I also didn’t have Velcro so my straps are permanently attached. I switched it around so there are no exposed seams on the lining. I didn’t have package strapping, so I used zip-ties.
Things I would change next time: I would either use Velcro, or shorten the straps to accommodate for not having it. I would not top stitch around the pin cushion (ie, suck it up and hand stitch the opening).
I think I am really going to get good use out of this pin cushion – I really dig it.
On to the pics.
Top view of the pin cushion.

Front view of the bag.

Hubby demonstrating how it works…

And full of thread and scraps

Pin Cushion/Thread Catcher Tutorial

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>I love this, I really need one for when I am doing my sewing because I end up with strings and stuff everywhere. Great job!