I Love to Create: Pin Cushion RIng

A while back I was watching an episode of my friend Wendy Russell’s TV show, She’s Crafty, in which she wore the most adorable pin cushion ring. I had to have one! They’re easy to make, super handy to have and offer yet another way for us to accessorize. For me, that’s a trifecta of happy!
I got all fancy and used an adjustable ring blank (there are definite advantages to living a mile away from a jewelry designer–thanks Jennifer, for hooking me up!) to make this one, but a beer bottle cap & elastic would work, too. Either way the steps are simple: just cut, stitch, stuff & glue–enjoy!


Fabric Scrap
Small Handful of Stuffing
Ring Blank (with channel)
Needle & Thread

  • Cut an oval of fabric, approximately 4-5 times the size of the ring blank channel.
  • With a needle and thread, sew a long running stitch around the fabric piece, about 1/4″ in from the edge.
  • Pull thread so fabric gathers to create a cup shape; add stuffing; pull thread again to close hole. Stitch shut to create cushion.
  • Spread a generous layer of Liquid Fusion in the ring blank channel; insert cushion. Use clothespins to keep cushion in place until glue dries.
  • Remove clothespins; wear the ring; get sewing on your next project!

3 Responses to “I Love to Create: Pin Cushion RIng”

  1. Kate

    Vickie, Thank you so much for this! I have seen Wendy’s show with that ring dozens of times and always wished I could make one cause it’s so handy. I’m going to make a bunch up for my sewing friends… you rock!

  2. Lupie

    What a super great idea!
    I plan to take quilting lessons this summer and this ring will be perfect!

  3. Margknittinaround

    Hi Vickie- This is so handy and cheerful- love it! Marg