Yarnwall (and the Front Counter)

It’s a gloomy day in this miniature world, very atmospheric for taking photos of the newly-rebuilt cabinetry in Needle & Thread. I put drawers on the front of the counter, which presumably hold measuring tapes and record books and suchlike. I don’t know if any of you have noticed, but I have loved sneaking in…… Continue reading Yarnwall (and the Front Counter)

Project Roundup

First of all, the Needle & Thread front counter is in the process of receiving a makeover – the front is now covered in dark brown paper. It looks a bit plain just flat, so I’m thinking of putting some fake drawers on the front to make it more visually interesting. New balls of yarn…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Needle & Thread Darkens

There’s been a few updates in Needle & Thread. First off, I sanded back the big table to the dark wood underneath and sealed it, so now it matches all the new cabinetry. So much nicer! Second, the fabric shelves that used to be fat quarters came down (RIP)… …and the new dark wood ones…… Continue reading Needle & Thread Darkens

Project Roundup

I’ve started the slow process of making the furniture in Needle & Thread darker, to match the chest of drawers for the sewing patterns. These will be shelves, to go on the wall near the counter. I plan to have this fancy design painted onto the sides, so it looks nice and leafy and whimsical.…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Chest of Drawers

Remember these cardboard rectangles from last post? They’ve been transformed into a chest of drawers! I made the drawers flat instead of 3D, because this wall has other walls that close onto it for storage. Tiffany’s ready to stock it with patterns – they’ve been stacked on the cutting table since they arrived. Something I…… Continue reading Chest of Drawers