Intro: DOT TO DOT PINCUSHION
How to make a little pincushion
Step 1: You Will Need:
20x20 cm, dotted cotton fabric
Embroidery floss in colors
Paper backed fusible web
Hand sewing needle
Step 2: Place the Dotted Fabric in the Frame
take a 11X11 cm paper square.
Draw the Square on the fabric ,with a pencil .
Step 4: Running Stitch
start to stitch the running stitch and make a cross. tracing the dots will keep your line Straight.
Step 5: This Is How the Wrong Side of the Work Will Look Like
Reinforced Stitches on the Wrong Side of the Fabric.
Step 6: Stitching Your Pattern
now comes the fun part:)
easily stitch any pattern you like. tracing the dots will keep you in line.
Step 7: Embroidery the Square
fill the square with colors and patterns.
Step 8: Ironing the Paper Backed Fusible Web
cut a Paper backed fusible web and iron it on the wrong side of the fabric, for making the fabric stiffen.
Step 9: Sew the Cushion in Both Sides
fold the fabric in two ,rigor side of the fabric facing to each other .
you can sew with a sewing machine or by hand, just make sure to leave 1 cm seam allowance at the sides .
Step 10: Turn Inside Out and Fill
turn the fabric inside out . fill it with Polyester fiberfill.
for closing the cushion attach both sides you've just finished sewing.
when closing the pincushion fold 1 cm of the seam allowance inside and stitch to close.
Step 11: Make the Strand
take a floss and wrap it around your fingers 5-6 times.
Step 12: Tying the Strand
tie the strand with another peace of floss as shown in the picture.
Step 13: Cutting the Edge of the Strand
use Scissors to cut the edge of the strand
Step 14: Attaching the Strand
use a needle for attaching the strand to the pincushion.