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November 10, 2005

You know you’ve gone over the edge when you start crafting something to hold your crafting stuff. I saw a notebook on this blog that inspired me to create my own. I had been carrying my embroidery supplies in a little zippered bag, which worked well, though I usually had to dump all the contents out to find what I needed. I had also lost a needle, which I found later as it stabbed me from the couch pillow in which it had been hiding. I needed some organization!

So here it is, my embroidery book. It’s made from heavy cardboard covered with light batting and fabric, and embellished here and there with some embroidery.

Inside, there’s a pocket for my patterns, places to hold my hoop, scissors, and needle-threader, as well as a little needle book that’s removable. I also organized my embroidery floss, though I don’t have a picture of it. Now everything’s easy to find and easy to put away. And it’s pretty.

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8 Discussion to this post
  1. tanvi says:

    that is so cute! very crafty of you 🙂 i wish i were more crafty, but if experience has taught me anything, i would do well just to stay put in the kitchen! i especially love the stitching on the front cover.

  2. blackbird says:

    because it’s not enought that you are an incredible chef — now you craft beautifully!
    gah.

  3. Anonymous says:

    so pretty! i love the cover and then the insides were so extra beautiful. good work!

  4. MOM says:

    Hey, you have made a crafty mom proud! LOVE YOU!

  5. kickpleat says:

    ooops! that’s my anonymous post! and look, even your mom commented! wow 🙂

  6. Lisa says:

    Oooooh. Love it! And now want to make one of my own for my knitting and cross-stitch supplies, which are getting out of control.

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