Stitch a Flower Pin Cushion
About Stitch a Flower Pin Cushion
Looking for a fun and easy project that will help you declutter your stash? Pin cushions are both decorative and useful (or yours could be a miniature pillow), and they are delightful to make. This vintage design is great for using up small quantities of fabric that you’ve kept because they’re pretty or feel special. Almost any fabric that can take a pin through it can be used, including loosely woven textiles if you place a layer of cotton muslin or calico behind it! Stitches and handweavers, have leftover bits you’d like to have find a home? Perfect! And there’s plenty of room for making this project extra special with embroidery and other embellishments if you desire.
Class Materials Needed
Materials to gather from your stash:
A bowl, saucer, mug (e.g. round object) between 5 and 7 inches in diameter. This
will serve as your circular template.
Fabric scraps large enough to fit your round template object, though piecing
smaller fragments together works too.
Needle and thread.
Fabric and thread scissors.
Stuffing: fiber fill, wool roving or batting, etc.
Yarn, embroidery floss, or pearl cotton for outside shape stitching.
Decorative button or bead for center.
Sewing pins or fabric clips (optional, if these are helpful).
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About the John C. Campbell Folk School & Lessonface
For 96 years, the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina has transformed lives, and brought people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. Since 2012, Lessonface has connected more than 30,000 students with over 2,500 great teachers for live music, language, and arts lessons online, delivering on our mission to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably.
Single two-hour session on Sunday, September 10, at 3 pm ET | 12 pm PT | 19:00 UTC.
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Laura is a contemporary Renaissance woman living and working on her family’s century-old homestead farm outside Hayward, WI. From fiber arts to creative writing, music to storytelling, she never tires of the magic of transforming idea into form and overlapping narrative and visual. Laura also loves working with the many and beautiful natural materials from her farm—especially the wool from her sheep. Completing her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at Goddard College in 2011, Laura continues her lifelong passion for learning with mentorships and intensives that offer engaged, hands-on teaching with small groups to encourage creativity, imagination, and expression.