Lil' Demitasse Pin Cushion


Handmade tiny Pin Cushion made from a tiny antique Demitasse cup. Too Pretty. 

The recorded origins of pincushions date back to the Middle Ages of Europe. In the English language, they became known by many names: "pimpilowes, pimpilos, pimplos, pimploes, pin-pillows, pin-poppets".

By th 16th century, these were supplanted by references to "pyn pillows". Some examples from various parts of Europe survive that have elaborate embroidery.

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