Little needle books

I made these for my IYP partners. I had never made needle books before, so this was a real experiment! There’s a bit of wonkiness but I was pretty happy with how they turned out.

I had a plastic cutting board that had gotten a lil too close to the heat :grimacing: so I decided to repurpose it here. I wanted to make sure nobody got poked by errant needles!

I found some fuzzy upholstery fabric (yay for stash!) and also used some scrap cotton for the lining. I also decided after a couple of false starts and much deliberation (and channeling of @roler) that I would embellish them with felt and/or embroidery.

These measure about 3 inches square when closed.

For @TheMistressT:

For @tendstowardschaos:

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Those are so danged cute. Seriously, the fuzzy was a great choice and that possom face, lol. Awesome.

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Thanks!

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These are SO pretty! Love the fuzzy fabric choices and the darling whimsical decorations!

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Thank you! And thanks for the inspiration! :wink:

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I love my little opossum pal! Opal? No.

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:stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:!!!

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These are so cute! And functional!

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These came out sooo cute! I love the flowery one.

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Thank you, everyone!

I love my flowery needle book (already using it :slight_smile:), but that possum book is equally awesome! Opossums are such neat creatures and weirdly cute, too.

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Thanks! I’m so glad you like it!

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That fabric really looks like possum fur.
Love the flowers, too.

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Thanks!

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OMG these are adorable!!! I love the closure you chose as well

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These are amazing. I love the fuzzy backgrounds you used. These will be very useful and are so cute to boot!

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Thanks, Ladies!

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How pretty!

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These are both gorgeous and so useful too! I bet the lucky recipients will smile every time they use them :smile:

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They are so intricate for only 3"! The opossum is so much fun and the flower is very elegant. Love the leaf clasp too! Awesome touch.

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