Make Cute Strawberry Pincushions From Scraps

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They Can Also Spruce Up Your Decor, Be Sachets, and More!

These luscious strawberries almost look good enough to eat! Instead use them as pincushions, sachets, pattern weights, or even to spruce up your decor.

Display several in a bowl or basket for a bright accent. Or fill them with crushed walnut shells, fine steel wool, or plastic pellets along with some polyfill for pincushions.

How to Make a Strawberry Pincushion

Make lovely sachets by filling them with dried lavender. Rice, dried beans, glass beads or marbles, pebbles, and more will turn them into pattern weights.

Regardless of how you choose to use them, keep in mind that these strawberries will also make lovely gifts. And they’re a great use for your red and green scraps.

How to Make a Strawberry Pincushion

Erika Mulvenna from We All Sew has written an excellent tutorial for making the strawberries – and a charming berry basket.

Click here for the free “How to Make a Strawberry Pincushion” tutorial.

You’ll also need the pattern found here.

Fabric Pint-sized Basket Tutorial

A second tutorial, also by Erika, shows how to make the cute berry basket. While they’re perfect for displaying your beautiful strawberries, they can also be used for sewing supplies and much more. Plus, the pint-sized baskets stack together when not in use.

Click here for the free “Fabric Pint-sized Basket” tutorial.

Fabric Pint-sized Basket Tutorial


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