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Wool Felted Sweaters get Re-Bound into a cute little Christmas needle book
Yup, Halloween is not even a week in the past and I am makin' stuff for Christmas!

I whipped up this little needle book out of scraps from recycled wool felted sweaters, a bit of embroidery floss and 2 pom poms.

Safe and cute storage for those little sharp objects.

Here is how to make a needle book:

Posted by PlaidCrafter from Los Angeles, California, United States • Published See PlaidCrafter's 107 projects »
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  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Christmas Needle Book - Step 1
    Step 1

    Rough cut 3 rectangles of felted wool sweaters.

    Then stitch the three layers together. I left the ends of the floss a bit long so I could glue a pom pom on each end. Then I trimmed up the book. Why, you ask, would you not cut all the rectangles nice and neat to begin with? I'll tell you: in the stitching process things can get a bit off, and also the thickness of the sweaters really affect where the ends line up when the book is closed.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Christmas Needle Book - Step 2
    Step 2

    To embellish the cover I ironed on a bit of Heat and Bond to the back of a scrap of wool felted sweater. Then I ran it through the Sizzix Hello Kitty Die cutter with the "B" die.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Christmas Needle Book - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then I just peeled off the paper backing and pressed the "B" onto the front cover of my little needle and pin book.

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Haylowbabe
Haylowbabe · 4 projects
This is really cute, i should make one because i can never find my pins and needles, they usually fall on the carpet and i hoover them up by accident! Tongue
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Kitty
Kitty · Okotoks, Alberta, CA · 18 projects
Great idea!
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Ingrid P.
Ingrid P. · Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, CL · 3 projects
excelent!
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
lovely
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