Monday, 18 March 2013
This sewing set is in three parts: a pincushion, a pencil case (for dressmaking pencils) and a needle-book for storing sewing machine needles. I made these originally as a gift for a sewing friend.
The needle-book I find particularly handy since the needles never seem to go back into the little plastic cases they come with in any sensible way. Plus, I can never tell what I left in my machine: was it a ballpoint 70 or a sharps 80?! Well, this problem to be solved by the end of this series of tutorial posts. (Wow, that makes me sound a bit wierd... do I really care about my machine needles so much?)
Sorry for the lack of photos-as-you-go: I shall have my camera at the ready next time. I've tried to provide diagrams instead.
I'll come back and edit this entry to link to the tutorials as I post them.
The tutorials are as follows: