Folk Art Fish Pincushion

A playful wool pincushion provides the perfect place to poke stray pins and needles.
Crafts Supplies for Folk Art Fish Pincushion

What you'll need:

Fish pincushion

  • 7-inch square each of orange, gold, and green felted wool (fish top, fins, tail, appliques)
  • 5x3-inch rectangle blue felted wool (fish top)
  • 10-inch square muslin (lining)
  • Freezer paper
  • Embroidery floss: gold, black, and orange
  • Chenille needle: size 24
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Cloves
  • Crafts sand
  • Two 1/2-inch-diameter crescent-shape buttons

Finished pincushion: 8-1/2x4 inches

Measurements include 1/4-inch seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise indicated.