Mom will love both the fact that you are recycling by using laundry lids, and that you made her a handmade craft for Mother’s day. Mom can keep this handy little handmade pin cushion close by to do all her mending and creating.
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HAVE YOUR LITTLE ONES MAKE THIS HOMEMADE PIN CUSHION FOR MOTHER’S DAY! HERE IS WHAT WE USED TO MAKE IT:
- clean laundry detergent lid
- styrofoam ball
- scraps of fabric
- quilt batting (optional)
- rick-rack, lace, ribbon for embellishments
- basic arts & crafts supplies
Homemade Pin Cushion – Step 1
This first step is optional. Cut quilt batting in a circle to go around the styrofoam ball. Either glue or pin the quilt batting and gathering it at the bottom.
Homemade Pin Cushion – Step 2
Now cut a piece of decorative fabric in a circle that will fit around the styrofoam ball. Either glue or pin the fabric around the ball and gather it at the bottom.
Homemade Pin Cushion – Step 3
Next place the ball in the laundry lid with the top of the lid down. Glue the ball in place.
Homemade Pin Cushion – Step 4
Have fun decorating the laundry lid. Be creative by using embellishments like; ribbon, lace, rick-rack, buttons, gems, and more.
Mom will love her new handmade pin cushion made by her baby!