More to explore:
magnetic pin bowl, but i think i would use it for bobby pins instead
Not exactly a pincushion, but a magnetic pin dish! Ingenious
Magnetic Pin Cushion - So much cuter than my ugly blue one! Love it!
Sewing Room Tips: Magnetic Pin Bowl
make your own magnetic pin dish by affixing strong magnets to the bottom of a pretty china dish
Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog: 16 Simple Handmade Christmas Gift tutorials
A Little Pin Cushion How-To - MessyJesse
Here's the tutorial: www.marthastewart...
Kissy Fish Baby Quilt by freshlypieced, via Flickr
So many pin cushions out there. . . this is adorable! From Crie e Faça Você Mesmo
apron by croskelley: cute idea, includes tutorial and template. could make without quilting it; could use vinyl covered material; maybe make some for other items; a coordinated set my look sweet for a country theme
make tiny cacti! (idk if anyone eats these, but the plastic cups make the think of the little lychee/jelly cups I used to eat)
DIY Simple and Sweet Donut Pillow - you need one of these for your spiffay new room. a donut overlooks the harbourfront.
Repurposed Tin - Magnetic Pin Cushion - Great for vintage tins! Magnet under the lid!
DIY - Crafts : Decoupage Suitcase Tutorial at the36thavenue.com Pin it now and make it later!
(links to tutorial) since I never seem to sew at the sewing table this would be perfect for all the couch and bed sewing I actually do... Must make right away... Nice handmade gift for sewers too
Marbled-Clay Trinket Dish: These chic DIY dishes are perfect for holding jewelry, keys, or coins and look absolutely incredible.