Thursday, February 17, 2011

Wide bottle cap pin cushion Tutorial



A simple Project to turn junk into some thing beautiful and useful.




The stuff you will need is
  • a wide neck bottle cap i.e.(a jar of jam) .
  • some filling material
  • a fabric circle
  • scissors
  • lace to cover the sides of the lid
  • a button, fabric rose or some thing else to embellish the cushion
  • transparent Adhesive
  • needle and thread
place the lid in the center of your fabric piece and draw a circle that is 3 inches wider then your lid .Cut this circle out.




Tie a knot at one end of your thread ,slightly fold the edges of your fabric circle towards the wrong side and sew along .




Now care fully pull the thread just like when we make a yoyo and a pouchy shape will be formed fill this pouch with some filling material ! i am using Polly fill here, now pull the thread tightly and sew close the opening thoroughly by taking random stitches .



dont worry about the untidy look at the bottom as this side will hide inside the lid .





Put some generous amount of adhesive in the base of the lid and on the sides as well and place the fabric ball in it,


softly press the ball in its place and if you are not in a hurry then leave it to settle down for 10 minutes .


Cover the sides of the bottle cap with some lace with the help of transparent adhesive.



cover the joint of the lace with some thing like a fabric flower or button or beads !your choice, this will not only hide the rough joint but also embelish the the whole thing ,i am hear using a silk flower made by sticking together 5 circles of diffrent sizes with singed edges with a candle flame.




Thats it your pin cushion is all done add your little helpfull buddies (the pins)to it and enjoy your creativity :) have a nice day




LINKING TO
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13 comments:

  1. DIY Blogs are my favorite! I love it!! I’m a new follower Happy Thursday!! I would love for you to stop and take a look at my blog as well! Thanks!
    http://heavenlysavings.blogspot.com

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  2. That's adorable! :D

    I'd love it if you'd link it up at my linky party this weekend, if you want! :)

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  3. thank you so much heavenly saving for showing so much love i have checked ur blog its really good i would like every one to check it out its worth reading :) .

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  4. Those pin cushions turned out so cute. Great tutorial!
    --Leigh

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  5. CUTE! What a great way to reuse a lide!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  6. Love your tutorial. What a great pinkeep project!

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  7. Great upcycle of that lid.

    Thanks for linking to Creative Juice! Hope to see you back this Thursday.

    <3
    nicolette

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  8. thank u so much Tina and Leigh for the liking of the project,

    and Nicolette,Allie and Monique i should be the one thankful to you for hosting those great linky parties.The appreciation buck me up tp keep on crafting

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  9. Oh that is so clever! I love this idea, it's seriously so cool!

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  10. So glad to see your tutorials, These are awesome. Thanks for sharing your skills.

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  11. Awesome pincushion... love the flower... see, that is why I said all those wonderful things about you... you deserve them all. Look at all this wonderful stuff you create.

    I was thrilled to see that you are my follower - thanks for the honour. As far as my cards go... it is amazing therapy to keep happy and content. So I make them and since I make so many it is best I give them to a good cause... Otherwise my home would be cluttered. Hehehe!

    Happy to find your friendship,

    Monica

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i am anxiously waiting for your comments :)

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