Keeping your sharps safe while you work.
Pin cushions can be described as the working side of the cushion family. These are handy little cushioned tools that keeps all the sharp bits in one place while you sew.
These can be made quite easily:
The designs of these cushions can be very plain or be a little work of art in themselves. Cushions made with plain material can be decorated with decorative stitches. This can be done by hand or by machine.
The types of designs would be things that have a padded look within them such as:
These can either be free standing or,with a piece of elastic, attached to your wrist. If you attach them to your wrist then they will not get lost under any patterns or material.
Felt is the most common fabric
used to make these cushions but any strong close woven material would be
just as good. The finer thinner fabrics would tend to tear or may run
as the material is pierced with the pins.