How to make an upcycled enamel pin display using an embroidery hoop

May 19, 2022

How to make an upcycled enamel pin display using an embroidery hoop

Hi I'm Branden, sub chief packing minion at Jubly HQ.

Sometimes I want to be crafty, but I don’t have the time or (sometimes) the patience. So, I came up with a way to make a super quick and easy pin board for Tash using only an embroidery frame, and one of her patch designs! It's so super simple that anyone can do it. Even ME!

I love the look of a round embroidery frame, and they are so easy to hang on a wall. They are easy to find at any fabric store, and they can often be found in a bargain bin at your local charity shop. 


 Branden is getting supplies ready to create an upcycled enamel pin board

  (Me with my massive op shop haul!)

Discount Code! Yay!

This crafty project involves using a Jubly-Umph patch at the centre of your pin display, and if you'd like to get one for FREE, here's a discount code for you:

All purchases over $50.00 are eligible for a FREE patch! Just add a minimum of $50.00 worth of goodies to your cart, add the patch that you want, then pop in the code

'PINBOARDPATCH'

...at checkout to get the patch for FREE!

Or click on the link below:

https://www.jubly-umph.com/discount/PINBOARDPATCH

Anyway, on to the instructions on how to make your pin board...

 

What you’ll need:

  • Embroidery frame
  • Jubly-Umph iron on patch (see discount code above!)
  • An iron
  • Fabric
  • Lace
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun or Fabric glue
  • Jubly pins!

 

 

 

Directions.

  1. Pick your favourite fabric.
  2. Lay your embroidery frame on top of the fabric.
  3. Draw a circle around the frame with a pencil.

 

  1. Remove the frame and cut out the fabric with your scissors.
  2. Lay your fabric on an ironing board and grab your Jubly patch.

 

  1. Centre your patch in your drawn circle, then follow the directions to iron the patch onto your fabric.
  2. Centre the ironed-on patch in the frame and close the frame around your fabric. Trim off the extra fabric using your scissors.
  3. Plug in your glue gun in preparation to add your lace, then remove the fabric from your frame. (You can also use a fabric glue)

 

Important Note: Keep the glue in a small thin line and avoid clumping as it will not go back into the frame correctly.

 

  1. Attach your lace to the edge of your fabric.
  2. Pop your embroidery frame back on.
  3. Add your pins to your new frame and hang on your wall or use a plate stand if you want to put it beside your bed.

 

If you want to be a bit more creative, bling up your frame by painting it to match some of the other colours in your room.

So there you have it: A quick and easy pin display.

Enjoy!!!

 


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