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Cupcake Pincushion Pattern

Updated on February 10, 2017
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Crocheted Cupcake Pincushion
Crocheted Cupcake Pincushion | Source

Where To Find Cupcake Pincushion Patterns

Sweeten up your sewing area with a cupcake...a cupcake pincushion, that is!

Pincushions are fun, simple crafts that can be completed in a short amount of time. They are the perfect project for the sudden creative whim and they can easily be made in multiple for amazing gifts! Cupcake pincushions are sure to please anyone that sews...and even those that don't!

On this page you will find more than one (in fact, at least a baker's dozen!) cupcake pincushion pattern, online tutorials and books that will help you get started with your own cute cupcake sewing projects! Once you start making them, you'll have friends and family asking you to make one for them...or wanting you to teach them how!

Cupcake Pincushions Make Awesome Gifts!

Do you have a gift list for your family and friends? Do you love giving homemade gifts for Christmas, birthdays and other occasions? Whether you sew or crochet, there are tons of great cupcake pincushion projects on this page. If you don't find a suitable project for free, check out the project books and patterns that are available at Amazon.

Cupcake pincushions make wonderful gifts for anyone that sews or crafts, but they also make cute decorative gifts for bakers or party planners. They are adorable sitting in anyone's kitchen. And a set of them could be made for any little girl who has a kitchen set or loves to play tea party!

Think of the gift-giving possibilities and start whipping up some of these cupcake crafts right away!

Did You Know?

Stick Pins with pretty heads can look like sprinkles on top of your cupcake pincushion! So cute!

Super Cute and Simple Kids Cupcake Pincushion Craft - Starts with a detergent cap and cottonballs!

Custom Cupcake Wrappers

Did you see this picture at the top of the page and wonder where the cute cupcake wrappers came from? With one simple tool, you can make your own customized wrappers!

The Cricut Expression 290300 Personal Electronic Cutter is an incredible machine that allows you to make beautiful custom paper crafts! In 2010, Cricut came out with a Cricut Lite Cupcake Wrappers cartridge for creating any type of wrapper you can think of!

These custom cupcake wrappers would be such an adorable addition to your cupcake pincushion crafts! Watch the video below to see how the Cupcake Wrappers cartridge works!

Make Custom Cupcake Wrappers with a Cricut! - Do You Own A Cricut? It's a Crafter's Dream Machine!

Cricut Expression Electronic Cutting Machine
Cricut Expression Electronic Cutting Machine

This electronic cutting machine is almost an essential item for almost any crafter! There are an endless array of cartridges that allow you to make any custom paper item that you desire.

You can easily personalize your cupcake pincushions with the cartridge below by choosing any design your wish...the machine does all the work!

I personally use my Cricut almost every single day!


Cupcake Wrappers Cartridge for Cricut Lite!

Cricut Lite Cartridge, Cupcake Wrappers
Cricut Lite Cartridge, Cupcake Wrappers

Use this Cricut cartridge to make cupcake wrappers with many different custom designs...the perfect embellishment for your cupcake pincushions!

Watch the video below to see this cartridge in action!


Cupcake Wrapper Tutorial with Cricut

If you're interested in getting the Cricut Lite Cupcake Wrapper Cartridge, watch this video...she shares all the features and how it works!

Did You See Any Cupcake Pincushion Patterns or Books You Liked? - Will You Be Making a Cupcake Pincushion?

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      yourlocalpt 4 years ago

      really cute, it looks real cupcakes

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      These cupcake pincushions are adorable.

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      Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

      @ItayaLightbourne: Thank you so much for stopping by again and for the SquidAngel blessings! :)

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      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      Stopped back by to sprinkle some blessings on this article that I liked a while ago. :)

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      Winter52 LM 5 years ago

      It almost makes you want to sew something lol!

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      Darcie French 5 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      These cupcake pincushions are the cutest ever! My grandmother had a tomato pincushion :)

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      lilblackdress lm 5 years ago

      This is adorable. Did you join the cupcake club on Squidoo?

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      Little Linda Pinda 5 years ago from Florida

      All of them.

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      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      So stinkin cute! I just love cupcake pincushions and this article features several that I'd love to make. Thank you for putting this together! Bookmarking for sure. :)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 5 years ago from United States

      I do love my cupcake pincushions! They are just so cute in my craft room!

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      Elsie Hagley 5 years ago from New Zealand

      Yes I liked this idea. As a needlecraft person I will have a go at making some.

      Be idea for Christmas presents give me a good 8 months to get them made, start early. Thanks for sharing. Blessed.