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Thread: Need Suggestions for Carrying Needles

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    Senior Member olgaflowers's Avatar
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    I'm trying to figure out the best way to carry
    my needles, any suggestions :) I was using a small
    plastic container, but they all fall out,
    and I carry different sizes, anything I can make myself :)

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    Old RX bottles w/lid .

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    one of those altoid mint boxes with a magnet glued to inside lid :)

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    A quilted pot holder with a hanging loop, folded in half, button applied to catch the loop.
    Inside use a Sharpie to neatly mark off sections labeled with your most used needle sizes.
    If you also sew a couple of slightly overlapped, on the closed end, zipper snack baggies - one facing left open, one facing right open - down the middle of the opened pot holder, and cover that seam with a thin pretty ribbon, you will have a carrying area for thread and scissors, too.

    Jan in VA

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    Oh, this is helping Me so much :)

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    I love the potholder idea. I never would have thought of that.

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    Clever ideas :D:D:D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jan in VA
    A quilted pot holder with a hanging loop, folded in half, button applied to catch the loop.
    Inside use a Sharpie to neatly mark off sections labeled with your most used needle sizes.
    If you also sew a couple of slightly overlapped, on the closed end, zipper snack baggies - one facing left open, one facing right open - down the middle of the opened pot holder, and cover that seam with a thin pretty ribbon, you will have a carrying area for thread and scissors, too.

    Jan in VA
    I love this idea! It would be easy to make, you could personalize it to whatever color you like--you could add some applique to it before assembling too--and it would be so very useful! Thank you for this idea, Jan!

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    Thank you for enjoying the pot holder idea....and carrying it further.
    To give credit where it's due, though, I have to say that it was one year's "favor" at our guild's annual spring luncheon, not my idea. I helped make them that year, though, and still use mine every day.

    Jan in VA

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    There are 5 needle case/needle book patterns on the Victoriana site (scroll down to the sewing accessories section) http://www.victorianaquiltdesigns.ne...ccessories.htm
    and one from Marcia at Quilter's Cache
    http://www.quilterscache.com/H/Howto...eedlecase.html

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