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Altoid Tin Sewing Kit

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A sewing kit inside an empty Altoid's tin.
Altoid mints come in nice metal fold top tins that are perfect for making a mini sewing kit. This is a guide about making an Altoid tin sewing kit.
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May 11, 2007

A sewing kit is a great gift for anyone leaving home.

Materials:

Directions

  1. Cut notches in the edges of a small piece of card and wind thread around it, sticking the ends down with scotch tape.
  2. Cut out two squares of felt.
  3. Loosely sew the buttons, hooks and eyes, and snaps to one square, knotting them each individually.
  4. Push the pins and needles through the other square. Place everything inside the tin. Et voila!

By Beth from England

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May 11, 20070 found this helpful

A VERY GOOD IDEA. thanks for sharing it. i would never have thought to do this

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May 13, 20070 found this helpful

What a cute idea!

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May 29, 20070 found this helpful

I used one of those very thin (business-card-size) magnets and stuck it to the outside. (You can use the ones that come as a product promotion and cut it to size.) Watch the magnetic fields. It's handy for keeping the needles inside the metal tin.

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By guest (Guest Post)
June 15, 20070 found this helpful

These make GREAT gifts to homeless folks, AND for keeping one for the car and camping/traveling. I'd add a tiny pair of folding scissors or a SAFETY COVERED straight-edge razor blade for cutting. Going a step further, one could thread several needles in different colors of thread as is sold in local stores in a package for about $2.00. Saves a lot of frustration when away from home or if having

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poor vision. God bless you. : )

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