With double strands mc, ch 255. sc in 2nd ch from hk and in ea ch across.
Drop mc, join cc, ch1, turn.
Row 1: sc in ea sc across, ch1, turn
Row 2: sc in ea st to last sc, pull up lp in last sc, finish st w/mc, ch1, turn.
Repeat these 2 rows alternating colors every 2 rows, til 7 3/4" end w/one row mc.
Fasten off w/double strands mc sc around entire piece, keep piece flat.
Cut piece of felt 8 x 3 1/2" and sew to wrong side of work for lining.
Cut piece of felt 7 1/2 x 3" with 3 strands of emb. floss, emb. in blanket stitch in mc around edge.
With floss, sew piece to lining along centerfold only.
Scissors holder: With double strands mc, ch9. sc in 2nd ch from
hk and in ea ch, ch1, turn.
Work 1 rows sc, fasten off.
Sew this band diagonally across top of kit lining, leave center opening wide enough to slip scissors through.
Scissors point holder: With double strands mc, ch6.
Row 1:sc in 2nd ch from hk and in ea ch, ch1, turn
Row 2:sc in ea st across, ch1, turn
Row 3:work 2 sts tog, sc in next st, work 2 sts tog-3sts, ch1, turn
Row 4:work 3 sts tog, fasten off.
Sew point piece diagonally across inner side edge, placed to hold point of scissors
Closing band: With double strands mc, ch25. sc in 2nd ch from hk and
in ea ch across to last work, work 3 slst in last ch, continue along other side
of ch, work sc in each ch st and 3 slst n last ch, join and fasten off.
Sew 1 end of band to top corner of backside of kit 3/4" from top edge.
Fold band over top corners of kit and mark for snap fastener just above end of band. Sew fastener in place. Sew pearl button on top of band