You will need:

  • Canvas
  • Paint
  • Sponge (scrap)
  • Brushes
  • Drawing pins
  • Thread/yarn
  • Glue


  1. Cut some sponge or foam to shape and press/glue into the back of the canvas. This stops the drawing pins coming through the canvas.
  2. Paint the canvas as a background.
  3. Press pins into the canvas in whatever design you wish. We chose to do a heart shape here.
  4. Use coloured thread or yarn to wind in between the pins, wrapping the end of the thread around a pin. 
  5. Add a blob of glue if needed to secure any thread and you’re done!

All items (or similar) are available from Play Resource Shop & Scrapstore.

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