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Sewing box

 

My daughter’s birthday was a couple of months ago. Because the nut doesn’t fall far from the tree, she is a “maker,” like her Mom, so I decided to decorate a box in which she can keep all those little things. I am unable to use my sewing machine now, so I’ve been finding projects I can do while resting.

The plain box below was for sale for $14.95.

Plain Sewing Box

 

I used paint and objects I found around the house.

Sewing box, right top drawer

Above:  Open right drawer of box. Includes a rose packet of vintage needles.

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Sewing box, right side open

 

Above:  The other level, open, on the right side of the box. I used a vintage pattern, and gave her some bling.

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Sewing box, front drawer open

 

Above: An image of the girl herself  is in the front top center drawer.

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Sewing box, back

Above: a portion of the back of the box.

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Sewing box left side

Above: the left side of the box.

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Sewing Box Front

Above: Sewing box front.

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This project was fun!

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Comments on: "Sewing box" (5)

  1. What a gorgeous creation! I’m sure she will treasure it always 🙂

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  2. I can imagine how deeply moved your daughter must be, to have one of your beautiful creations become a real presence for her… forever. The work of your hands is a blessing! I still have the crown you (and I think your daughter) made for me. I put it on my altar recently and it really shines upon the whole room!! thanks again for the crown and for posting about this latest creation.

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  3. This is quite cool. I’ve been negligent about keeping up with your posts. Sorry I missed this for so long. Hope you are well. Patsye

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    • Patsye, Thanks for your note! I’ve been following your watercolor adventures. You are amazing! As for being well, I’m still awaiting a transplant, but I am stable for now, which is great. Keep posting! Katharine

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