flower pot pin cushion

Flower Pot Pin Cushions

Recycled Flower Pots turned into beautiful Pin Cushions.  Each pot is filled with batting then covered with fabric.  Ribbon, flowers, and accessories are added for decorations.

These are simple to make and a good way to recycle your flower pots. 

Flower pot pin cushions at sewlicioushomedecor.com

I love going to garage sales. I am one of those people who goes the day they start.  Usually on Thursday, definitely on Friday’s and a must on Saturday’s. Only if it’s not Saturday’s garage sale leftover from Friday.  All the good stuff is usually picked over on the second day, so I don’t waste my time on those. I’m also one of those people who gets there right when they open. After about 4 or 5, my car is usually stuffed full  so I head home to carry it all in.  Then I spend the next couple of days making room for everything!

If you go to garage sales then you know what I’m talking about.

You just never know what you’re going to find.  I found these flower pots for .25 cents.  I knew I would find a use for them sooner or later.

I saw some cute pin cushions in a magazine and thought my flower pots would make perfect pin cushions.

I spray painted one of them off white.

If there’s one thing to know about crafting, know this……There’s nothing a can of spray paint can’t fix!

I cut a piece of fabric into a square and filled it with batting.  Then used a hot glue gun to glue it to the inside of the pot.

I added lace, ribbon and fabric flowers for decorations.

Sewing Room Flower pot pin cushions at sewlicioushomedecor.com

Decorative flower pin cushions at sewlicioushomedecor.com

The ribbon, lace, and rick rack I got from Free Cycle.   Have you ever heard of FreeCycle?  If not, it’s worth checking out!

It’s a website that’s Statewide for folks to advertise things they don’t want.  It’s all FREE.  So if you find an ad of something you want, you email that person and let them know you are interested.  Then will email you their address and leave their stuff out on their front porch for you to pick up.  You never make contact with each other in person.  You just swing by, grab your stuff and leave.  That’s how I got 2 bag fulls of lace, rick rack and ribbon.  I felt like I had hit the jackpot!

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    • Hi Karren! I hope you LOVE free cycle! I have received (and gave) so many neat things! The kitties said thank you for your kinds words! :) Have a great weekend.

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