I have been spending a lot of time sitting in uncomfortable chairs, with no place to put anything, lately because of my husbands cancer. One of the most irritating aspects of my uncomfortable surrounds it that it is so difficult to sew. I have no place to set my things like scissors, thread, thread scraps, pin cushion..... SO.... I have racked my brain for a way to make my next six months of supporting my husband more comfortable on my part. I came up with this Chatelaine.
When making these I had no idea what I was doing. The first thing I did was cut circles out of tiny scraps of wool I had left over from other projects. No need to draw, just cut. Same with the leaves. When I had a large enough pile of "flowers" I started sewing them on. Each tool was designed as I thought of what I needed. Plastic circles from lids were used for stability in anything round.
Although I am not excited at all about the next Chemo treatment, I am excited that for 4 to 6 hours I will have all I need to be content right at my fingertips.