What can you do with a bit of fabric, a snippet of ribbon and a couple of expired gift cards?
Well, the lovely and talented Karen of Sew Many Ways came up with a great idea. She designed a nifty needle keeper, and she generously shares her instructions here. Her directions are easy to follow and it’s a quick and easy project. Here is what the needle keeper looks like when closed:
And this is what it looks like when opened:
When my mother gave me her sewing machine, she also passed down all of the sewing notions that were stored in the drawers of the sewing cabinet. I realized that even if she doesn’t sew on the machine any more, she still needs a few sewing items in case she needs to sew on a button or make a small repair. I decided to take the vintage sewing box that she also gave me and re-fit it with some new sewing items. Then I’m going to give it back to my Mom for Mother’s Day.
I found a tin with a vintage dressmaker print on it to hold her pins. Was that good Karma or what?
I think Mom will get a kick out it.