Needlebook Pages TUTORIAL

I’m joining Jennifer over at Ellison Lane today as part of her Summer Patchwork Series!

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You can check out my tips for making this little needlebook look extra scrappy and yummy!

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I like to label the pages of my needlebooks so that I know which needles are where. And I love to find new uses for selvages!! So I came up with these little page labels.

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Choose two selvages. You want the part without the ink dots and fabric information.

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Trim the selvages so that approximately 3/4″ of the printed fabric remains beyond the unprinted area. Trim the two selvages at the same time so they’ll be exactly the same size.

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Sew a 1/4″ seam with right sides together.

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Press the seam open.

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Trim the selvages to be 1/2″ longer on each end than the pages of the needlebook.

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It should look like this.

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Fold in the edges neatly.

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Fold in the other side neatly. I put a dot of appliqué glue to hold it in place; Clover Wonderclips would also work.

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Topstitch the selvages onto the needlebook pages. Leave a long tail of thread at the beginning and end. Knot the thread and bury the ends.

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Label the pages! Enjoy!!

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Happy needlebook making!
xo LC

3 thoughts on “Needlebook Pages TUTORIAL

  1. Cool idea… makes me wish I saved selvages lol oh well, I’ll just have to use something else… No shortage to choose from… except when it comes to starting a new project! Thanks for tips!

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