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Topic: Knitting Needle Roll--one of my very first sewing projects  (Read 1980 times)
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« on: January 04, 2011 12:52:02 PM »

Hi all!  My wonderful husband surprised me with a sewing machine for Christmas (with an adorable sewing table--that man knows my taste!)

So, I've been on a bit of a sewing frenzy.  A week ago I'd never made a stitch, but I'm happy with what I've done so far.  Yesterday I whipped up this knitting needle roll.  I've been needing one for a while and am so happy I was able to make one myself!  

The needles of course tuck in to the top part to prevent them from falling out!

The fabric before sewing:

Isn't it adorable?  I am not completely in love with the way it ended up in the roll, and I look forward to using the scraps for something else.  All from Joann's.

Detailed shot.  I find keeping my stitches straight to be the most difficult part of sewing, but I practiced quite a bit by following lines I drew on a piece of paper (without thread--just making holes) and have improved quite a bit.

This is the tutorial I used: http://madebyloulabelle.blogspot.com/2010/03/how-to-make-knitting-needle-roll.html
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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2011 02:28:18 PM »

This is beautiful! I love your fabric choices!

« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2011 05:37:08 AM »

Very adorable! So functional and trendy all in one. Thanks for sharing your piece as well as the tutorial site. I can't wait to make one for my knitting mom. Smiley
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2011 12:44:20 PM »

How awesome! A family member let me borrow their sewing machine and I have been thinking this is just the thing I need to make. Thanks for link the tutorial. It might be my first real project, other than practicing lines!
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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2011 11:54:20 AM »

Love the fabric! Thanks for posting the tutorial you used. I was thinking about making one today..
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