What I'm getting at is, I need a pin cushion. And fast. The stray pins always falling off of my work bench and onto the floor with kids running around threaten to puncture those cute little feet. And my cute little feet too.
If you follow me on Pinterest, then you know that I've been seeking pinspiration and pinning like mad to my Projects board. Now I'd like your help choosing from the...
I've narrowed it down to five...no...six options. These are my favorites after looking at bunches of pins.
This turtle pin cushion. I instantly fall for anything creature-like. So having this little guy next to me while I sew would be very charming. The one problem is that I cannot read the instructions because they are in Japanese (I think). The site is totally worth a visit though because it's full of cute things like this turtle. It can't be that hard to make though right?
The Little Birds in Little Pots
Next up are these two that I was thinking about combining. The little pots were pinned from a Google Images search (in Spanish, no less) so I don't have a source on that one (here's a link to the pin). The other one I found on Nestle and Soar, and is originally from Feltmates.
Fancy Fabric with Felt Balls
What about this combo? I like the button in the middle of the first, and that it's round. It was created by Gigi from Clutter Bliss. I thought it would be even cuter with the felt balls like the pin cushion on the right by Jennifer Heynen.
I don't eat a lot of donuts anymore with being (mostly) gluten-free, but I do deeply enjoy a good donut. So why not have a cute little donut pin cushion? The pin links to another cute roundup on Moogly but is originally from Nevadamama. I haven't been doing much crochet lately, so this would be fun. I probably wouldn't do beads for sprinkles because it would get in the way of quick punctures. And the frosting would have to be pink. Pink frosting is the best.
The Mason Jar Pin Cushion
But if I didn't want to spend hours crocheting, I could do this instead which looks much quicker and has the dual function of storage. It's cute and functional, and as a Virgo I really enjoy this type of thing. It's from The Seasoned Homemaker.
The Classic Cushion Pin Cushion
Finally, this little beauty. It seems like an easy pattern, but the stitching makes it very pretty. After seeing all of the fantastic pin cushions out there, the simplicity of this one from You Go Girl appealed to me.
So what do you think?
Feel free to leave a comment below if you would like to leave a more detailed argument for your choice, or if you're torn between a couple, or if you want to suggest something that I've overlooked.
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