Bird In The Hand Primitives

Primitive Folk Art Designs and Finished Items
By: Robin Leuschen

" Who you are is God's gift to you........ What you do, is your gift to God !"

Thursday, April 2, 2009

By Request : Zinc Jar Lid Pin Keep Tutorial


I have had several requests for this and since it was on my old blog which BLEW UP....LOL.... I've decided to post it here for anyone interested...These are fast and super good sellers at shows from what I've been told...Enjoy !!





















29 comments:

Betsy said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial. I would love to make some of these for some of my friends. Thanks for sharing.
Betsy

Goat Creek Grandma said...

I found a ton of these old zinc lids in the attic of our new house we are renting. Now I know what to do with them! :) Thank you for the tutorial.

Debbie

Farm Field Primitives said...

Thanks so much for sharing. I bought a box of the lids at an auction cuz they were cheap. They have been sitting around just waiting for something to be done. Can't wait to give it a try!!!
~Melissa~

Kimberly said...

These are great! Thanks for sharing!
Blessings, Kimberly

TeresaM said...

Great tutorial Robin! Ladies these make great craft show items. I have been making them since Robin posted the directions a while back and just love them!!!

Robby said...

oh wow ....love the tutorial!!!! I have never seen it!!! xxxRobby

Leslie said...

Very simple :) I may give it a shot here when I get a few more things completed :)

Leslie

Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

Awesome tutorial. Love the look and I have lots of zinc lids! Thanks for sharing.
:)Ginger

Julie said...

Very cute--thanks for the tutorial. Julie

Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

Thanks so much...I missed it when you first posted about it and now I get to try it!
Rondell

Debra said...

Hi Robin! I was so excited when I saw this post! A big thank you for posting it! I can't wait to try it!
Thanks again!
Deb

cynthialeedesigns said...

Thanks for sharing how to make the jar lid pin-keep. These would make great little gifts. I can't wait to make some.
Cindy

Karen said...

I love, love, love this! Now I know what I can do with all those zinc lids! Thanks so much Robin! Karen

carolyn at cranberry crossings: said...

Very nice! Thanks! Have a great weekend!

A Quilter Awakens said...

Oh man, I can't wait to make a zinc jar lid pincushion! Thanks for taking time to photo and describ the steps. Excuse me for being "challenged," but how did you get the cardboard piece to stick onto the lid?

Joanne said...

Thanks for the tutorial - i found your blog thru a link thru someone elses and glad I did - Been making these the last couple days - too fun - will post some pics on my blog! Thanks again for sharing! joanne

Deb said...

I just found blog today and can't thank you enough for the tutorial! I would love to make some of these. My MIL has a ton of these lids so I'm going to have to snatch a few!

Cookie said...

oh, i love this ... how perfect, I have a box full of zinc lids!!

Stellar Creations said...

That is so awesome. Thank you!!!

Karlene said...

Thank You for another use of these lids that I have found cleaning my Gram's home...Love your blog!
Happy Easter!
Karlene

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~AmyLynn

Blondie ~ Vintage Primitives said...

Hi Robyn
Love making these; looks like I am in good company.

Niki :-) said...

I sure miss you Robin :)
I love the Liberty pillow in your topper. lovely! hugs! niki in az (from PM)

Liberty Creek Primitives said...

I love this, thank you!

Cheryl said...

Thanks so much for sharring this. I found your blog surfing I am so glad I did. I needed something I could use to teach a group of girls at my church.

Peace and Blessings
Cheryl...Snatch JOY

Green Thumb said...

I love these pin keeps...I've been wanting to figure out what to do with a whole bag of zinc lids that MIL brought me...I hate covering up the milkglass inserts, but I could sell these in my shop. Thanks for posting the instructions..!

Cindy B said...

Nicely done Robin! thanks for sharing this with us...love it!

GailinVirginia said...

Thanks for the tutorial...may I ask a price you think as fair for one?

They are really pretty and I have lots of old calico IF I could find some tops...actually, I own a few for my Canister Jars but have never found any for sale.
Gail in Virginia

Angie Berry said...

Thank you Robin!! I have acquired lots of the zinc jar lids and have been thinking in my head how I can do this... I like your way much better than my head's way, lol! Thank you so very much for sharing this!!