My Needle's Worke Box

This little box, which measures nearly 4 inches, is the perfct size for holding your needlework tools.  Place it on the table next to you when stitching, or pack it up to take to your favourit stitching event.  The verse on the lid, My needle does my heart engage, has been used on samplers for hundreds of years.

Inside the box are a pincushion (on the lid) and four pockets to hold a needlebook and two embroidered thread winders.  Directions for making a scissors weight are also included.

This project uses backstitch, closed herringbone, cross, cross stitch over one linen thread, four-sided, nun's stitch, oblong cross, satin, smyrna cross, and tent stitch.

Recommended fabric: 32ct Linen

Designed by With My Needle c 2009

To stitch this design you will need a 50 x 70cm Fat Quarter (includes smalls)

Please choose the fabric & colour you require

We recommend Spice Blend Celtic, Wintered Marble, Fern Gully, Sand Storm or Gravestone.

These are the items we supply to stitch this design.

"Make your own kit" by selecting those items which you would like at this time.


My Needle's Worke Box Chart

Chart includes stitching instructions, stitch diagrams & detailed assembly instructions

This is for the chart only - please select any additional items separately.


My Needle's Worke Box Silk Thread Pack


This kit contains 5 skeins of Crescent Colours Belle Soie Silk, 5 skeins of Gloriana Silk, and 3 skeins of NPI silk to stitch this design as per the designer's instructions

Fat QuarterFQ


Measures 50 x 70 cm or 19.7 x 27.6 inches

Please Choose Fabric & Colour

Please note that some opalescent fabrics are in short supply, product only available while stocks last.

Double Dyed colours are only available in Linen & Jobelan 28ct fabric