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A look at embroidery stamping blocks made by Christian Decker in the 19th century, and the shop run by his grandchildren which still provides antique patterns. Includes plans for a needle case embroidered with an original Decker pattern.
AMERICANA Jan-Feb 1980 (v.7#6) pg. 61

Wooden needlecase is covered with a net of cylinder beads to create a figure that looks like a gentleman in a mourning suit.
BEAD & BUTTON #29 Feb 1999 pg. 39

Tote for crochet needles and sewing supplies is made from quilted fabric. Est. cost: $6.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 67, 138

The craft of carving in Iceland is viewed. Includes patterns for (1) troll (2) pin box for knitting needles that is chip-carved with eight geometric designs, (3) an askur food or drink container, and (4) a toy reindeer.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 14

Victorian-style folding needle box to needlepoint on plastic canvas.
CRAFTS Dec 1991 (v.14#12) pg. 18, 46

Mini boxes, a needle case and scissors caddy to cross-stitch on evenweave vinyl.
CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 38, 51

Hardanger chatelaine. Hardanger embroidery and counted cross stitch are combined to embellish a needlecase, scissors holder and chatelaine (an ornamental band worn to hold the scissors and needles).
CRAFTS Sep 1992 (v.15#9) pg. 92, 59

Needlecase sampler. Eight counted-thread embroidery stitches are combined on a the front flap of a linen needlecase.
CRAFTS Jan 1993 (v.16#1) pg. 72, 45

Cross stitched tartan fabric cases for storing embroidery scissors and needles.
CRAFTS Jan 1995 (v.18#1) pg. 90, 43

Pincushion and matching needlecase are cross-stitched with a whirligig motif surrounded by buttonhole-stitch and long armed cross-stitch borders. Includes letter and number patterns for adding initials and date to the work. Intermediate skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Spring 1991 (v.9#1) pg. 18, 23, 26

How to make a zippered case for knitting needles and crochet hooks.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1980 (v.11#3) pg. 54

Elegant needlecase and matching pincushion made from wide embroidered trim.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 23

Make a counted cross-stitch needle case.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Dec 1984 (v.15#6) pg. 40

An embroidered set from felt and velvet includes scissor holder, pin cushions and wrap case for thread, thimble, needles, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 126, 192

An embroidery set from felt and velvet includes scissor holder, pincushions, and a wrap case for thread, needles, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 126, 192

Needlecraft portfolio. A 14"x17" canvas bag opens up revealing pockets for yarn, needles, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 97, 156

Moire cases for use in carrying embroidery, knitting, and/or crochet equipment and supplies.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 94, 136

Knitting-needle caddy is sewn from fabric.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1981 (v.193#5) pg. 169, 278

Two knitting needle holders to sew. One is for straight needles, the other is for circular needles.
HANDMADE Fall 1982 (v.2#3) pg. 36

Needle case woven from handspun cotton yarns set at 36 ends per inch.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1989 (v.10#5) pg. 55, 84

Sewing caddy and needlecase also serve as samplers of four-shaft double weave techniques. The saddlebag sewing caddy has two pincushions, slots for scissors and sewing gauge, a plain pocket and a pocket with dividers. The needlecase has a pocket, needle flaps, quilted design areas and triangular flaps.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1992 (v.13#3) pg. 37, 80

Pair of goldfinches in a circle of flowers pictures to embroider. Also includes cases for embroidery scissors and needles to be stitched with goldfinch motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 36, 84

Knitting needle caddy made from felt and rickrack.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1982 (v.27#2) pg. 64, 93

Stitchery set worked in either a bluebird or goldfinch needlepoint pattern. Set includes a needle case, a scissors case, and a pincushion.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 14, 35, 47

Tiny treasures in counted cross-stitch. Includes a chatelaine (with pincushion) and a needlecase.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 19, 39, 50

Make a needlebook and scissors case each with a floral cross-stitch design.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1985 (v.5#3) pg. 27, 39, 52

Needlework tote, trimmed with a floral counted cross-stitch motif, has pockets for pattern books, an embroidery hoop and scissors. There are also brass rings for holding skeins of floss and a pin cushion.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1986 (v.6#3) pg. 16, 26, 44

Five needlecases double as samplers for five needlearts: (1) needlepoint (2) crochet (3) crewel (4) fine embroidery and (5) black and gold work.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1980 (v.3#3) pg. 18, 50

Needlepoint tote bag with matching scissors case, needlecase, and yarn holder.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1982 (v.5#3) pg. 17, 25, 51

Needlepoint pliers, scissors and needle cases.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1984 (v.7#4) pg. 13, 25, 41

Needlework tool case woven from handwoven linen in a M's and O's pattern. Case is sewn from two pieces of linen 8" wide and 18" long and has a button flap and pockets to house scissors, needles, thread and a pincushion.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 21

Very small projects. What to do with small amounts of handspun yarn. Suggestions include (1) buttons, (2) miniature baskets filled with skeins of yarn for Yule tree ornaments, (3) knitting needle pins, (4) tiny mittens, (5) headbands, (6) needle holders and (7) greeting cards.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1996 (v.20#1) pg. 56

Weaving Shaker poplar cloth, a handwoven textile in which thin strips of poplar are used for weft. Explains how to weave window shades, a table runner and place mats using basket reed. Also includes a pattern for a poplar-cloth needlecase.
THREADS #24 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 48

Two versions of storage holders for circular needles.
THREADS #41 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 20

Tip on making an organizer for a collection of circular knitting needles.
THREADS #52 Apr-May 1994 pg. 16

Tip tells how to modify an empty lipstick case to turn it into a needle case.
THREADS #78 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 14

Pattern and instructions for a handwoven needlecase favor designed for the 1980 Midwest Weaver's Conference.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #19 Winter 1981 (v.5#3) pg. 17

Roll-up needlework case to hold knitting needles and crochet hooks is sewn from a quilted placemat, clear plastic and tape.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 1 1979 (v.43#2) pg. 78, 129

Wooden thread spool is actually a case for needles and pins. One end of this lathe-turned spool removes to get to the hollow compartment.
WOOD MAGAZINE #71 Aug 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 30

Make circular cases, shaped like tubes, and featuring removable tops, to store knitting needles and crochet hooks. They are made from veneer which is soaked and wrapped around a form.
WOODWORKER #1039 Jun 1980 (v.84) pg. 377

Three lathe-turned needlecases made from wood. (1) Parasol case. (2) Fish case. (3) Pea pod case.
WOODWORKER Nov 1991 (v.95#11) pg. 1124

Five turned projects. (1) Miniature flower vases (3" tall) in three shapes. (2) Turned needle case. (3) Tops that draw. Three profiles of wooden tops that have pen inserts. (4) Miniature tops in five shapes. (5) Plumb bobbles, a decorative version of an old-fashioned plumb bob strung on a cord as a necklace.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1997 (v.21#6) pg. 48

Needle-and-thread carrier, made from fabric, is shaped like a girl in a bonnet.
WORKBASKET Feb 1987 (v.52#4) pg. 78