Vintage Aluminum Measuring Cup Pincushion is a one of a kind. This pin keep is a combination of a vintage kitchen accessory with new fabric and vintage pompoms.
During the era the measuring cup was popular, so was the color red in the kitchen. This pincushion actually began with the red pompoms. It has a fun lighthearted vibe to it.
Just image the reaction you’ll have at your next quilting class. Everyone will want it, however, you have the only one.
First, seeing that the Vintage Aluminum Measuring Cup Pincushion is lightweight, the inside bottom of the cup has been weighed down with a thick layer of fish tank pebbles. It was then stuffed before adding the cushion.
Secondly, the cushion is made of cotton quilting fabric. The background is tan with delicate vines and flowers in pale red. This fabric was antiqued for an aged appearance.
Lastly, step was to add the cherry red pompoms which handsomely accent the red wooden handle. Fun and function at your fingertips.
The Measuring Cup Pincushion measures 5 1/2” wide including the handle and 4” tall. The base measures 2 3/4” in diameter.
Please note the measuring cup was heavily used and has it’s far share of marking. The photograph of the bottom was enhanced to capture the etching. It says, ALUMINUM, US STANDARD 8OZ, MEASURE, FILL TO TOP, MADE IN USA.