During the summer wonderful mum and I took a class at the Bead Shop Nottingham to make a needle case. I've often admired beaded needle cases but I've never made one and I didn't understand how they work.
It turns out they have a little wooden needle case inside them, like the one in the picture below. This picture shows how far I got by the end of the class.
It was peyote stitched, so the technique wasn't difficult, but it was difficult following the pattern and remembering when to use the correct beads! The pattern I followed was one made by Steph as I loved the design and colours.
A few weeks after the class I finally sat down to finish it - it only took about 20 minutes, more senseless procrastinating! All I need to do now is glue the beadwork to the tube. I have a stack of almost done projects waiting for some glue before I show you!
I've just realised I don't know how big this is. About the length of a long beading needle? Probably about 6cm/2 and a bit inches long.
This was a nice, simple, enjoyable project.