April 26 2009 Sunday at 07:34 PM

Upcycled: Lipstick pincushion

Upcycled:  Lipstick pincushion
Made with:
  • My Own Project
  • My Own Design

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Made by: Karen Maki, Toronto

About My Project:

I always like to have some kind of needlework with me as I travel about the city. My partner is a make-up artist and the empty tubes she ends up with are colourful and very well made. The Lipstick Pincushion is a safe and discreet way to carry your pins and needles in purse or pocket. It uses the mechanics of the old tube to twist up and down just like the lipstick it once held. Other material are felt scraps, part of an old hair curler and thread. It's stitched by hand.

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