Sewing isn’t my strong suit, but I do it when I need something made out of cloth.

sewing boxBecause pincushions have never worked very well for me, I devised a better way to keep track of my pins and needles.

make it:

Place a reasonably strong magnet inside the metal lid from a glass bottle. This is much easier to get pins in and out of than any other pincushion.

pins in a magnetic pin cusihion