Stop searching for a spot to rest your needle, scissors, and thread when you're hand stitching. This small sewing caddy will corral them in style.



Designer: Roseann Meehan Kermes

6x16" piece gold felted wool
Scraps of blue, green, and pink felted wool

Cut Fabrics

From gold wool, cut:
1 - 1/2x6" strip for hanger
3 of Pattern A

From blue wool, cut:
1 of Pattern B

From green wool, cut:
2 of Pattern C

From pink wool, cut:
1 of Pattern D

Assemble Sewing Caddy

1. Turn upper 2" of one gold wool A circle to the front; pin. Referring to photo, backstitch a green vine through all layers, then add dark pink French knot flowers.

2. Referring to Placement Diagram, arrange B and D flowers and C leaf pieces at bottom of folded A circle.

3. Blanket-stitch around flowers with matching floss and add gold French knots to flower center.

4. With green floss, use a running stitch to anchor leaves, pulling gently to gather.

5. Fold the gold wool 1/2x6" strip in half and insert ends between tops of remaining gold wool A circles. Sew together layered circles and folded circle with a blanket stitch.