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Spring Hats Pincushion

Wool pincushions pose as spring hats, making them perfect party favors for a Mother's Day luncheon or sewing circle. Or, make several for yourself and keep one in each of your sewing baskets.


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Designer: Jane Krause
From American Patchwork & Quilting, June 2005

8x10" piece of felted wool for pincushion
1/4x14" strip of contrasting felted wool for hatband
Scraps of assorted felted wool for flower appliques
Scraps of green felted wool for leaf appliques
Polyester fiberfill
Perle cotton to match or contrast the pincushion wool
Embroidery floss: gold and colors to match pincushion wool, hatband, and beads
24--3-mm seed beads
Fabric glue

Finished size: 4-1/2" diameter