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Making the World Cuter: Toot Toot Tuesday with The Life of Jennifer Dawn

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Toot Toot Tuesday with The Life of Jennifer Dawn

I am on Maternity Leave from September 4th-October 12th: This post was contributed by Jennifer Dawn the blogger at The life of Jennifer Dawn.

Hello, I'm Jennifer Dawn! I'm so excited to be a guest
Cuter. I'm a huge fan of Tiffany's blog, so this is an
honor. Let me start out by telling you just a little bit about
myself. I'm a wife, teacher, and mother to an incredible toddler
named Lydia Grace.
I blog over at The Life of JenniferDawn.
It is my little corner of the world where I share
snapshots of my life and my family, an assortment of crafts and sewing projects, recipes, of course, tales from mommydom.

Today I want to share with you a previously
posted tutorial that appeared on my blog back in January. I alsowant to show you a newer version of this idea and give one away.
Read on to see how to win one of these cute creations.

It's a Baby Food Jar Pin Cushion!Tutorial


fabric scrap

baby food jar with a lid (any size
ill do)
pillow stuffing




glue gun

1. Draw a circle on a sheet of paper to make your pattern. You can use a
compass to help you with this step. Make the circle 5-6 inches in
diameter. Pin the pattern onto scrap fabric and cut out your fabric
2. Thread a needle and tie a knot in the end of
the thread. It doesn't matter what color thread you use because it will
not show in the end product.
3. Sew around the
fabric circle. Do not tie the thread off yet.4. With the wrong
side of the fabric facing down, put pillow stuffing in the center of the
fabric circle. Pull on the thread in order to pull the outside of the
circle around the stuffing. Secure the center of the pin cushion by
continuing to make a few stitches and knotting the thread.

5. Cut off any excess
thread. This is what your pin cushion should look like.

6. Using a hot glue gun,
secure the pin cushion onto the top of the jar's lid.7. Using the hot glue gun
again, glue ribbon around the edge of the baby food jar. This gives the
pin cushion a nice finished look.The jar of the pin cushion
can be used to store buttons or other items you like to keep handy while
sewing.Alternative idea: You can
also use large baby food jars to make mini sewing kits. Store some of
your sewing essentials inside the jar. Toss these sewing kits into your
purse or a drawer in order to have on hand when you need to quickly sew a
button or fix a hem.

Here is the newest version...

It's a Flower Baby Food Jar Pin Cushion!

1. Start out by making five fabric
yo-yos. Cut out five circles that are about 3 1/2 inches in
diameter. Stitch around the outside. Pull the string taunt to gather
the fabric at the middle and sew a few stitches at the center to secure
the yo-yo.

2. Cut out a sixth circle from
matching fabric in order to create the center of the flower. Stitch
around the outside like before. Fill the center with stuffing.
Pull the thread taunt to bring the fabric up around the stuffing and make
stitches in the center to secure it.

3. Use ribbon and hot
glue to cover the outside edge of the baby food jar lid.

4. Glue the fabric yo-yos around the
top of the lid and glue the cushion piece to the very center of the

There you have it...

It's a great way to repurpose baby food

Want to win one?

Just visit me at The Life of Jennifer Dawn.
Leave a comment somewhere on the blog. Each
person can earn one entry. I will draw a winner at 8 pm on September
30. The winner will be able to pick which pin cushion they would
like to have mailed to them.
Don't forget to tell me that you are
visiting from Makingthe World Cuter in your comment.

Tiffany for having me on your blog!

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