Free Thread Catcher Tutorial

We snip, clip, trim, and then what? Where do all those bits and strings land? The best way to keep your surface clear of debris is to have a handy disposal spot.

Free Thread Catcher Tutorial with pin cushion | Sewing with Scraps

We love this thread catcher tutorial, because it keeps a disposal point right at hand as well as providing a pin cushion. Of course, we need both!!

Thread Catcher Details:

  • Easy to make/Perfect for Beginners
  • Includes pincushion
  • Clean finished with lining

Supplies Needed to Complete:

  • Fabric (Fat quarters work nicely, but you’ll need 1- 17.5”x11” of the outside fabric, and 1 full Fat Quarter or 18”x 22” piece of the lining fabric.)
  • 1/2” x 18” of any type of stabilizer for the top edge of the bag.
  • Rice, sand, or crushed walnut shells for pillow filling
  • Rotary cutter & self-healing mat
  • Thread to match
  • Iron
  • Basic Sewing Supplies

A thread catcher works best for stashing something very light weight, but could work for more than just bits of trash. Binder clips, extra bobbins, and seam gauges are a few ideas to keep close at hand with these hanging bins.

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