Pincushion Wristband

Hello everyone,

This is Daniela from On the Cutting Floor. I am glad to be here again to show you an easy sewing tutorial to make a pincushion wristband.

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Materials to make a Pincushion Wristband

  • 2  10” x 4” pieces of quilting cotton
  • 1 10” x 4” piece of batting
  • 2 10” x 4” piece of woven interfacing
  • 2 1/2 inches of Velcro
  • 1 4” x 7” piece of quilting cotton for the pincushion
  • coordinating thread
  • handful of fiberfill stuffing for the pincushion
  • Sewing machine (I use a BERNINA 330 PE)
  • Blindstitch foot #5

How to Make a Pincushion Wristband

Gather together your materials to create the pincushion wristband.

Sewing Wristband tutorial

1. Grab the piece of fabric for the pincushion and fold the longest sides 3/8 inch to the wrong side of the fabric, and stitch it with a straight line.

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2. After this, fold the pincushion in two, on the longest side. Overlap the fabric 1 inch and press flat.

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3. Stitch the sides of the pincushion with a 3/8 inch seam allowance.

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For this step I used the overlock stitch. Then, cut the excess fabric.

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4. Turn the pincushion to the right side and press flat.

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5. Add the fiberfill stuffing to the pincushion.

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6.  After than, place the pincushion over the fabric wristband. The pincushion must be placed in the middle.

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7.  Pin the pincushion to the fabric.

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8.  And stitch the sides, top and bottom. Then, make 4 squares as shown in the picture below.

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9. Place the batting to the wrong side of the inner fabric.

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10. Make straight lines across the fabric with a 3/8 inch seam allowance. Top and bottom will have 1/2 inch seam allowance.

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11.  Now, both sides of the wristband are ready.

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12.  Place the Velcro on the sides of the wristband, as shown in the picture below. Then, stitch them to the wristband 1/8 inch from the edge of the Velcro.

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13.  Now, place the two wristband pieces, together, right sides facing, and pin.

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14.  Now, starting in the middle of the upper side, sew around the wristband with a straight stitch. Leave a 4” opening to turn the wristband to the right side.

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15.  Cut the excess fabric.

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16.  And turn the wristband to the right side.

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17.  Press the wristband and top-stitch it.

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And now it is ready to use!

Thank you for reading this tutorial and I hope you enjoy your sewing wristband as much as I do.

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Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to Complete: Evening
Used Material: batting, fiberfill stuffing, quilting cotton, thread, Velcro, woven interfacing
Seasons: all seasons
Techniques: crafts, sewing

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