Teacup Pincushion

I thought I would try something a little new with my Teacups after a suggestion from a friend.Here is my first attempt at making a pincushion in a Teacup!

You Will Need :

An old Teacup
A small scrap of fabric
A needle and thread
Cotton wool stuffing
Hi Tack All Purpose Glue ( I got mine from Clitheroe market)

First draw a circle on your fabric a little more than twice the size of the top of your teacup.

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Using a needle and thread sew a simple running stitch around the edge of the circle.

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Then pull both thread ends tight so the fabric bunches up.

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Fill the gathered fabric with cotton wool stuffing.I bought some from a needlecraft stall on Clitheroe Market.

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Use Craft Glue on the inside of the cup ( in the bottom and around the lower inside.) Stick the pincushion inside!

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Voila! A Tea Cup Pin Cushion! I think I should have maybe stuffed a little more stuffing in my cushion…..but not bad for a first attempt. Stick in some pins and decorate with ribbon.:-D

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