DIY Pin Cushion

Use old shoulder pads to make a simple homemade pin cushion.

DIY Pin Cushion

Keep hand-sewing needles and pins organized by upcycling shoulder pads.

Photo by besjunior/Fotolia

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You can remove shoulder pads from worn-out shirts and use them to keep hand-sewing needles organized.

The color of the DIY pin cushion can designate the different grades of needles, or you can mark the grade of the needle on the shoulder pads with a felt-tip marker.

Caroline Burgess
Mesa, Arizona