*DOWNLOAD* - Pattern and Instructions - Mince Pie, Pin Sharpening Pin Cushion - Alice's Bear Shop

*DOWNLOAD* - A4 Pattern and Instructions - Mince Pie, Pin Sharpening Pin Cushion

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Mince Pie, Pin Sharpening Pin Cushion making Pattern and Instructions - Download

These easy to follow, step by step, comprehensive instructions with detailed pattern take you through the process of making a pin cushion that will sharpen your pins.

The instructions are extremely professional, clear and thorough with each and every step explained in text and images. We've included stitch tuition and layouts.

We were very proud to have been nominated for the 'Excellence in Innovation' Award for our Kits and Patterns in 2015.

So, whether you are an experienced sewer or this is your first, project, these instructions and pattern are just what you need.

Prints on standard A4 size paper. 

To make this pin cushion you will need:-

.    fabric for sides, bottom and criss cross (we used cream felt)

.    fabric for top (we used medium weight brown cotton) 

.    fabric for holly leaves (we used green felt)

 .   1 x red button for holly berry

 .   Matching thread, general purpose sewing needle and pins

 .   a long needle to go all of the way through the pin cushion

 .   a small amount of clean, dry sand and an old pair of tights 

.    a small amount of polyfibre filling

.    1 x pair each fabric and paper scissors

.    Pinking shears can also add a great pastry edge finish. 

.    Tailor’s chalk or a pencil


A small bag of sand placed inside your pin cushion will help keep your pins sharp.