Designer Roseann Meehan Kermes cuts wool leaf pieces that embellish her needle cases with an Accu-Cut die-cutting machine—so precise, it leaves no rough or uneven edges.
If wool isn’t an option, Roseann suggests fusing two pieces of flannel or brushed cotton together for the needle book and fusing two pieces of a cotton print together for the leaf appliqué.
The needle cases make great party favors for quilting retreats or other fun quilting gatherings. Put them in a colorful bowl or basket so they’re easy to pick up on the way out the door.
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