free pincushion tutorial - looks easy enough for a beginner!
The Starter Home: Felt Cupcake Pincushion Tutorial: Two Delicious Options
Bugs and Fishes by Lupin: Guest Post: Felt Tree Stump Pin Cushion Tutorial
Bugs and Fishes by Lupin: Guest Post: Felt Tree Stump Pincushion Tutorial
I'd probably make a pillow instead of a pincushion. Modern Handcraft // Hexie Pincushion : A Tutorial