View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternPiggy Pincushion Animals Gifts Home makes Mothers Day Quick makes Sewing Bee Toys In patriotic red, white and blue, with a sweet curly tail and a ribbon bow, our little Sewing Bee piggy pincushion will make a handsome addition to your workspace. Login to download templateEssentialsBlue print fabric, 25cm x 30cmRed print fabric, 20cm x 25cmMatching sewing thread • Toy fillingButton, 1.7cmPipe cleanerAir-erasable penPrint the templates. Cut two bodies and two ears from blue fabric, reversing one of each. Cut two bellies, two ears and a nose from red, again reversing one. Mark the stitch lines, letters and leg darts with an air-erasable pen. Fold back each leg along the centre of the dart line, then stitch along the curve; these stop the legs splaying out.Pin the bodies together with right sides facing and stitch the back from A to B. Pin the bellies together, along the straight edge, with right sides facing and join together from C to D, leaving a gap in the centre where marked. Press the seam allowance open.Open out the body. With right sides facing, pin and then tack the top edge of the belly in place, matching the snout and legs up carefully. Machine stitch from E to F. Join the other edge in the same way. Clip the seam allowance at the inside corners of the legs and along the curves. Tack back a 6mm turning around the snout.Turn right side out through the gap and ease out the seams. Stuff with small tufts of toy filling, using a pencil to push it down the legs. Pin and slip stitch the gap. Pin the red and blue ears together in pairs and stitch from G to H. Trim the seams to 3mm and press back a 6mm turning around the opening. Turn out and press. Fold slightly and stitch securely on the head, where markedSew a line of running stitches around the circular nose and pull up. Insert a button, then draw up the thread tightly and fasten off. Slip the covered button into the gap at the snout and stitch in place. Cut a 2cm x 10cm bias strip of fabric. Fold in half and stitch 6mm from the edge. Turn through and insert a length of pipe cleaner. Close up the ends securely. Twist the tail round a pencil to make it curly. Sew in place. Add a ribbon bow. Other Popular Makes... Annette Wrap TopGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Stitching a made-to-measure top like this wrap by Amanda Walker will result in a perfectly fitting garment every time, from Eve DressDressesDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Adding panels of an interesting fabric like lace gives even the most simply constructed dresses extra oomph. Here, Julia Claridge Fabric Christmas CrackersChristmasDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)'Tis the season to be festive, and what better way to set the mood than with a set of fabric Millie ThrowGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Do you ever look around at accessories and other items, and see potential in them as a garment? Here at Cross-over BagBagsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)The best weekend is casual and fun, just like the perfect accessory should be. This project is simple to create Victoria MidiSew PlusDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)This simple garment by Amanda Walker truly is a masterpiece. It uses the full width of your fabric for minimal PopularRecent Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Retro Mixtape Cushion Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Tweed Chicken Doorstop Sewing Bee Shift Dress Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Roger reindeer Make a festive toy Annette Wrap Top Eve Dress Fabric Christmas Crackers Millie Throw Cross-over Bag Victoria Midi Saskia Top Penny Shirt Isla Dress Bowling Bag Tina Tie Top Shauna Coatigan Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.