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There has been a lot of love, family pictures, food and links to lots of interesting stuff but not a whole lot of  finished projects.  Time for one don’t you think?

Needle books are all over the internet but for some reason this one made me take a seat and get to work.  No pattern…just pictures to go by.  It has some flaws…”unsmooth”  corners, a couple of puckers, probably should have quilted it a bit more for stability but that said.  I still love it.

I’ve had this fabric in my stash for a while and wasn’t sure what to do with it.  I think it’s perfect for this little book.  It makes me happy to just look it.

The hardest part was finding the right button.  

I have to add a bit of velcro to the side pockets…

The felt is a wool/rayon blend.  Not great but it works and it was immediately available.

An inside pocket…just because.

I made it a bit too big and will probably shorten the closure but the extra room may come in handy for another project I have up my sleeve.

It’s interesting what you can do when you take your head out to the way.  It’s fun to wing it sometimes.

What did you do this weekend?

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