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.
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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.