Monday, 5 October 2015

Slow Sunday Stitching

i went to the NOTY quilt show yesterday with a friend. There was a lovely display af quilts. Made by hand and machine, quilted by each person and also professionally. Lovely fabrics and designs.
SORRY NO PHOTOS 
Have a look here.
I'm sure there will be lots of photos.

SUNDAY.
My Sunday was spent finishing off a special MAGIC NEEDLE CASE.
I am still sewing on the beads. The X stitch was done linking up with 
Well here is what I have done 







And I think this qualifies for 


EDITED...
This needlecase has had a lot of interest.
My pattern is a very old hand written one from a class I did years ago.
Here is a you tube link for a tutorial making something similar.
It shows the basic idea and you adapt it to any size.
I used ric rac or ribbon instead of elastic, added felt for the needles to go in. I stitched the edges with glove stitch using embroidery floss and then I added a round of beads to bling it up.
HAVE FUN WITH IT.. 




17 comments:

KERYN B said...

Wow that is soooo gorgeous, love the colour and the stitchery. You really do great work Jo.x

Cheryl said...

Your needlecase is just gorgeous Jo

Kate said...

Very pretty and elegant. Love the tree cross stitch on the front.

Ellen said...

Very nice! I have been bumbling along by placing my needles in a piece of batting to carry around with me. I think I need to make a needle case.

CathieJ said...

I love how you finished off that needle case. I am going to have to consider making something like that some time soon.

Anonymous said...

These are great ,we made them for the guild boutique ,yours is very pretty Jo xx

VivJM said...

Such a sweet needlecase. I love the fact that the tree has love and peace on its branches!

VivJM said...

Such a sweet needlecase. I love the fact that the tree has love and peace on its branches!

Linda said...

Lovely needlecase. Love the bead trimming. I've added this to my Projects to try board on Pinterest.

Christine M said...

Your needle case is lovely, Jo.

elliek said...

I have one of those and they are indeed magic. Love the ric rac.

Sheryl said...

Beautiful needlecase,

Sheryl said...

Beautiful needlecase,

Quilter Kathy said...

What a beautiful project...the beading edge is amazing!

Marcy said...

What a beauty. Great stitching

Val's Creative Life said...

Jo! THIS is why I love Tuesday Archives...as I missed this post! LOL!! Wow..this is a special needle book with wonderful stitching!! I love the beds and use of rik rac!

tubakk said...

Such a beautiful and fun needle book.