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Topic: Needle Book Swap (SO: 01 Feb '11)  (Read 34134 times)
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« Reply #240 on: January 31, 2011 08:18:33 PM »

You're welcome. I saw a massive packet of needles in a shop and thought "Oh excellent" lol - if I hadn't gotten that one you would've gotten a lot less needles. I had no idea if you've got use for all of them but sent them anyway.
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« Reply #241 on: January 31, 2011 08:22:08 PM »

I can find a use if I have to.  lol
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« Reply #242 on: February 01, 2011 08:27:31 AM »

received my package and love it. Posted pics in the gallery. Forgot to mention the delightful tea assortment. Thanks Kimmie.
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« Reply #243 on: February 01, 2011 09:35:10 AM »

You're quite welcome, Naja! This was such a fun swap!! Smiley
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« Reply #244 on: February 01, 2011 09:52:47 AM »

I just made the orange spice one
 ITS DELICIOUS!!!!!!!
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« Reply #245 on: February 04, 2011 10:19:20 PM »

I learned something interesting at my quilt guild meeting tonight.  It's not about needle books but it's about needles.  Feb. 8th is Broken Needle Day in Japan.  It's about taking your hard working needles that are past there use and putting them to rest.  It's a 400 year old festival. It's also about honering the little things in life..like needles Grin

http://stitchtress.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/hari-kuyo/

This was my first google search on it and it seems to explain things..
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« Reply #246 on: February 05, 2011 05:26:29 AM »

I learned something interesting at my quilt guild meeting tonight.  It's not about needle books but it's about needles.  Feb. 8th is Broken Needle Day in Japan.  It's about taking your hard working needles that are past there use and putting them to rest.  It's a 400 year old festival. It's also about honering the little things in life..like needles Grin

http://stitchtress.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/hari-kuyo/

This was my first google search on it and it seems to explain things..

I am gonna go dig around in my sewing room trash can, a few needles and pins in there, then buy some tofu or jellyrolls.  I know my little needles hold sorrow and I do appreciate their service. I guess when one is doing some hand sewing and gets pricked they are there to remind us all things can offer comfort or pain.


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« Reply #247 on: February 05, 2011 05:29:28 PM »

crap.  and I already threw my broken needle away.  Cry
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« Reply #248 on: February 06, 2011 03:56:06 AM »

I learned something interesting at my quilt guild meeting tonight.  It's not about needle books but it's about needles.  Feb. 8th is Broken Needle Day in Japan.  It's about taking your hard working needles that are past there use and putting them to rest.  It's a 400 year old festival. It's also about honering the little things in life..like needles Grin

http://stitchtress.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/hari-kuyo/

This was my first google search on it and it seems to explain things..

that is so beautiful. i love the idea.
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« Reply #249 on: February 06, 2011 10:01:43 AM »

Whoo hoo! My needle book made the journey to the Netherlands in one piece!! woot
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