Category Archives: Needles

Chatelaine or Housewife? You Decide.

All artisans need tools.  And there are at least two things to consider about tools – how to keep them organized and accessible and how to keep them in good shape.  I wanted to create a chatelaine, an housewife, in … Continue reading

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A Place For Dead Needles

I’m very pleased with this little item.  Here’s the embroidery finished: Now can you see what it is? It’s a tiny coffin in which to keep my broken needles and pins!  It’s black dupioni silk embroidered with rayon threads and … Continue reading

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