Peacock Pin Cushion Pot
size: 4" tall
- Clay pot and saucer, 4” tall
- FolkArt Paints*: Artist’s Pigment: Fresh Foliage; Turner’s Yellow; Acrylic Colors: Hot Pink; Magenta; Metallic Pure Gold; Winter White
- FolkArt Artist’s Varnish*: Matte
- Jean.e.ology Embroidered Iron-On*: Peacock
- Black velvet circle, 9”
- Simply Stamps Foam Cubes*: Floral Icons
- Stencil Décor Adhesive Stencils*: Damask
- Paintbrushes*: FolkArt One Stroke Brushes*: Flat, 3/4”; Stencil Décor Stencil Brush, 3/4”
- Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive (Beacon Adhesives)
- Painter’s tape
- Sewing needle and black thread
- Poly-Fil Polyester Fiberfill (Fairfield Processing)
- Iron and pressing board
- *Products by Plaid Enterprises, Inc.
- 1. Basecoat pot and saucer Winter White.
- 2. Use wash brush to paint saucer and pot rim Magenta. Paint inside of pot Pure Metallic Gold.
- 3. Apply one coat Turner's Yellow to lower portion of pot. Let dry. Apply second coat in opposite direction for a linen look.
- 4. Use small amount Hot Pink to randomly stamp flowers on saucer and rim.
- 5. Lightly stencil Damask Foliage Green around pot as shown for an aged-fabric look. (Note: Use painter's tape to mask off stencil when designs overlap.)
- 6. Apply varnish to pot and saucer.
- 7. Follow manufacturer's instructions to adhere peacock and two flower iron-ons to front of pot. (Note: Avoid direct contact between iron and pot.)
- 8. Sew running stitch, 1/4" from edge, around velvet circle. Pull ends to gather. Fill circle with Poly-fil until firm. Pull threads tightly to close opening and secure with knot. Glue cushion, gathered-side-down, inside saucer.
- 9. Store sewing supplies inside pot and nestle saucer into top of pot.