My latest stitching has been on the finishing of my SPTS pieces. Though I have been working on it for the past two weekends, only the needleroll is done. You may be wondering why it takes so long to finish a needleroll. This needleroll has a not so secret opening in the back. So the needleroll is padded, with a layer of batting to hold the needles, and lined. The opening, a good storage place for a thimble, is closed by a ribbon running through a series of buttonhole loops. All of this is hand stitched along with the usual withdrawing of threads, and hemstitching usually associated with needlerolls. Each end has a row of Antwerp Lace. I am not sure if my stitching does this needlelace technique justice, but I love the results so far.