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Darwin, Northern Territory

I live in Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia, close to the spectacular sailing country of the Kimberley, Western Australia. I like the feeling that Darwin is still the Last Frontier in ...

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Puffed Rose Pincushion Tutorial

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Puffed Rose Pincushion Tutorial
Puffed Rose Pincushion Tutorial Burgundy and white pincushion
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • The ability to sew a seam, either by sewing machine or by hand.

Pattern Description:

Perfect for a needleworker or dressmaker, or a teenage girl's dressing table, or a display of brooches or a collection of vintage hatpins, this beautiful big pincushion makes the perfect handmade gift for any occasion.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 inch (15cm) diameter


  • Firm fabric, such as suedecloth or brocade
  • White or coloured satin for rose.
  • Green silk or satin for leaves
  • Strong upholstery thread
  • Gold or silver cord to cover upholstery thread
  • Matching braid to cover seamline
  • Fabric glue or Craft Glue to attach braid
  • Bugle beads & round seed beads for stamens
  • Long strong Doll Needle
  • Sewing needle for rose and stamens
  • Sewing thread to match rose and stamens
  • Sewing thread to match pincushion fabric.

You Will Also Need:

  • Pencil or tracing carbon paper to contrast with fabric