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5 Cute Animal Pin Cushions

Posted on January 25th, 2012, by Calico Gals

Do you remember your first pincushion? What a long way pincushions have come from the days of the tomato and strawberry!

Here are five cute animal pin cushions that you can make. Each link will take you to instructions in written or video form.

1. Birdie pincushion from Sharon Holland Designs.
Photo of handmade bird pincushions

2. These owls are so adorable, you may feel hesitant to stick in pin in them. Owl pincushions from My Owl Barn.
Photo of handmade owl pincushions

3. I think this pincushion is an homage to the classic tomato and strawberry pincushion. Look carefully at the back end of the mice. Strawberry mice pincushion from Polka Dot Pineapple.
Photo of handmade pincushion with pink mice

4. This pincushion would make a great gift for the young sewing enthusiast. Creepy spider cupcake pincushion from DMC Threads.
Photo of a handmade pincushion featuring a spider sitting on top of a cupcake shape

5. On the website, this pincushion is called simply “mouse pincushion,” but I think a better name is “sad mouse.” Sad mouse pincushion from The Long Thread.
Photo of handmade mouse pincushion

One Response to “5 Cute Animal Pin Cushions”

  1. Janet says:

    Adorable! Thanks, Lisa. Great blog post. I want to make them all!

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