The other night I finally got to something I’ve been wanting to make for a while. A needle book.
I have to admit that for something that is quite small it had me a little intimidated to tackle. I found a few tutorials online and kind of took a little bit from each.
I started out by printing images off onto iron-on paper of vintage ads that dealt with sewing. I ironed the one I chose onto Osnaberg fabric.
I used a sewing themed fabric for the back and the inside fabric.
I used some white felt for the “pages” and just added a couple of scrap trim embellishments I had laying around.
Along with a scrap piece of fabric I just cut with my pinking shears.
This little needle book will come in handy because I can never seem to find my sewing needles in my pincushion (amongst the straight pins). This will make it easier to find what I need.
I didn’t have a hair elastic to use for the closure, so I will probably just add a button and some string or twine to wrap around it for closing. I have elastic on my list to get because I hope to make a few of these for my Etsy shop. I have several other images I printed out that I thought would be really cute for needle books. Each one will be different and one of a kind, so I look forward to sharing those with you.