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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Stash Again

Two months ago I ordered some stuff from Needle in a Haystack.  They have an exclusive necklace kit and I wanted to make a necklace.  I saw Laurie's necklace last year and loved it.

 I wanted to make one like hers.  The kit I bought is a different shape and smaller.  But it is a complete necklace that can take whatever I decide to stitch in it.  I'll have to use very small count.  You can also attach beads and charms to it as there are three holes on the bottom.

I ordered an exclusive finishing kit for the trunk that goes with the Elizabeth half doll that I made.

 I had no idea when I ordered this what a great kit this is.  There are so many parts.  Look at the list of stuff in this kit.

It has all the stuff you need.  Needle in a Haystack has made a pattern for all the trunk pieces.   And there are a ton of pieces.  Five pages. Wow, this is great.

Then there is the top.  It is made of a special corrigated cardboard so that is bends to make the curved top of the trunk.

They have even included the glue.  Handy!  I got the lock for it too.

I also ordered some Gloriana silk.  I was looking for just the right blue.

 But it's been so long that I don't even remember what project I needed the blue for.  Now I have a lovely selection.  Blue is my favorite color so I'm sure I'll use these.
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4 comments:

  1. WOW Lots of great instructions and supplies! Looking forward to seeing you made this! The necklace is going to be beautiful.
    love Annette

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  2. The finishing kit is fabulous, But take care cutting the cardboard, I managed to slice my finger with an exacto knife -ouch!

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  3. I want to live at your house and get the mail! :)
    Marilyn

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  4. I sometimes buy floss, especially Gloriana, just because. My collection is growing and I love to just look and pet it. And sometimes I even use a skein or two in a project, lol! The floss takes up a lot less space than my husband's books.

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