Tomato Pincushion

Felted wool pincushions will be the hit of the party when given as take-home favors.
Crafts Supplies for Tomato Pincushions

What you'll need:

Tomato pincushions

For gray-and-gold pincushion

  • Two 5-inch squares gray felted wool (applique foundation, backing)
  • 5-inch square gold felted wool (tomato applique)
  • Scrap of red felted wool (strawberry applique)
  • Scraps of green felted wool (leaf appliques)
  • 5x10-inch piece muslin (lining)
  • Embroidery floss: gold, light gold, red, and green
  • Crafts sand
  • Pink safety pin

Finished pincushion: 4-1/2 inches square

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

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