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What would you do if you only had one needle left?

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1112 projects »
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  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a peice of card 5cm wide and 15cm long. Decorate the card on one side. Draw lines 4 1/2cm down, 5cm down, 10cm down, 10 1/2 cm down, 13 1/2 cm down and 14cm down.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 1
    Step 2

    Cut a peice of card 5cm wide and 15cm long. Decorate the card on one side. Draw lines 4 1/2cm down, 5cm down, 10cm down, 10 1/2 cm down, 13 1/2 cm down and 14cm down.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 2
    Step 3

    Score along each of the lines and fold in to shape. Cut a thin peice of styrofoam 5cm long, 3cm wide and 1/2cm deep. Glue this in to the bottom section of the matchbook.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 2
    Step 4

    Score along each of the lines and fold in to shape. Cut a thin peice of styrofoam 5cm long, 3cm wide and 1/2cm deep. Glue this in to the bottom section of the matchbook.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 3
    Step 5

    Fold the card around the styrofoam and glue in to place.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 3
    Step 6

    Fold the card around the styrofoam and glue in to place.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 4
    Step 7

    Pierce evenly spaced holes along the inside ridge with a thick needle. Stick your needles in, fold up and pop in your pocket.

  • How to make a needle & pin cases. Needle Matchbook - Step 4
    Step 8

    Pierce evenly spaced holes along the inside ridge with a thick needle. Stick your needles in, fold up and pop in your pocket.

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CO + K User

what a beautiful idea! i love this website.
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Ezme
Ezme · Wantage, England, GB · 25 projects
o this is so awesome i am going to go na d make this now- well after i have looked at a few more projects and the bored! XD
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illuminette
illuminette · 1 project
Such a simple yet useful craft! Pretty too! I just made one.. is it weird that I enjoyed the part where I got to cut styrofoam? :p
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Bad Habit Zine & Distro
Bad Habit Zine & Distro · Las Vegas, Nevada, US
there are double of each step...but none the less super cute
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Grace D
Grace D · London, GB · 83 projects
i just made this and put a really pretty rainbow on it and gave it to my mum, she was sooo impressed...is ther any chance cat that you could maybe work out something like this for kitting needles??
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Claire

Wow what a brilliant idea and the decoration you made is so cute ! Did you paint it? I love your site, there are so many great ideas Happy oh and your new layout is awesome !
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girlrobot

wow i love this. btw, if we want to email you to ask a question do we use the "info at cutoutandkeep.net" email addie?
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1392 projects
Yeah, that's the right addresss. Cat
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