Sunday, 30 May 2010

Felt VW Beetle Pin Cushion...

It was my brother's girlfriend's birthday today, and I wanted to give her a little present. She wants to learn how to sew, so mum bought her a sewing box filled with all the things she'll need and I decided to make a pin cushion for her. I made it all out of things I already had - felt, sewing thread and toy stuffing - so it's better for the environment (using up what's already been produced rather than using something new) and it cost no money, only an afternoon and evening of my time. And it's shaped like a beetle, because she's spent the last year doing an old battered yellow beetle up and it passed it's MOT this week! It's a bit wonky, because I had no idea how to make a beetle pin cushion and I left it till the day before to start - but she liked it!

There are a couple more photos on Craftster, if you're interested.


  1. That's so cute! I wish I can make something like that! (3-D objects, I mean. Oooh I suck at that! Ha ha!) It also looks like a cab! :D

  2. Thanks Miho :D
    I thought it looked like a cab too! I think it's cos it's soo yellow, I added a little VW sign to the front so it definately was a beetle!


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