Introduction: Cupcake Pin Cushion

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Great gift for the sewing lover in your family. Made from old sweaters, this is one gift that is great at recycling.

Step 1: Items Needed

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-cuff of an old sweater

-circle of wool for bottom

-4”x2” section of flat wool (old sweater)

-6”x2” section of flat wool

-red button or puff ball

-small leaf cut out of wool

-hot glue gun

-piece of trim (optional)

Step 2: Fold, Roll, Glue

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Fold the strips in half and roll them together. Hot glue the end to keep the roll.

Step 3: Add the Wrapper

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Place the cuff around the roll and secure it with glue.

Fold the bottom of the cuff in to cover the bottom of the roll. Secure with glue. Then add the circle to the bottom, securing with glue.

Step 4: Trimmings

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Secure trim around butter edge, leaf and button on top. Add pins!


mole1 (author)2014-12-03

Love the cupcake "paper" and "sprinkles" especially! I'm going to do this.

Otisa (author)mole12015-04-15

Great! So glad you liked it. My kitten seems to like mine - she keeps stealing it, so looks like I will be making more as well! :)

cdstudioNH (author)2014-12-03

Way cute! I see what you did there, with the jimmies...

: )

Otisa (author)cdstudioNH2015-04-15

You know it! Every good cupcake has jimmies!

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