After tackling some larger projects lately, I just felt like doing a little bit of small sewing. So this weekend I made myself a little needle book. I used the tutorial written by Amy Sinibaldi (Nana Company) – it’s a great one!
For the front cover I did a simple single hexagon that’s been topstitched in place. It’s just okay. It works. But the back of the needle book is what I’m in love with!
The back is made of 12 (1.5”) little squares. They’re sewed together into a tiny patchwork piece.
I don’t do a lot of small sewing but when I do I’m completely smitten by it. Small things are just adorable.
Inside the book I have four “pages” to hold needles and pins. I’ll add the rest of my needles when I get around to it, but for now I have just my favorites in there.
That one needle on the right? That’s my favorite binding needle. She’s helped me bind countless quilts. She’s fast and just the right size. She and I work really well together. I should give her a nickname. What’s that you say? It’s weird to name needles? Ok never mind then.
This was a fun little project for me. It was nice to do something different than my usual quilt tops. I think I'll be making a few more needle books in the near future. These would make such a nice little gift!