Needlepoint Pillows – A needle pillow or pincushion is a creative and charming accessory for storing sewing needles. Not only does the attractive pillow rest on your sewing or art table, it is a convenient way to keep track of your needles. If you have a vintage or a beloved pincushion with tears and filler drop, you can restore it instead of buying a new one. Putting the pillow to its original splendor with a few simple techniques.
Instructions: Identification of the torn seam in the needle cushion or pincushion. Replace filling gently loses filling stuffing sweet into the hole. Use polyester fiberfill or natural cotton padding, depending on what you have in hand. Fill the needlepoint pillows with the filling until it becomes dense and solid, which will provide the best support for sewing needles and pins. Thread the end of a sharp needle embroidered with embroidery threads and end knot.
Choose the thread that complements the color of the needle pad for a cohesive look. Repair the torn seam or hole in the fabric of the needlepoint pillows by the seam closed with needle and thread. Pin the needle through one side of the bottom of the hole and then the other side to collect the tear. Insert the needle on the opposite side of the hole and give the original side continue to sew the tear.