Thimbles

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Thimbles protect the fingertips from repeated needle jabbing (ouch!). Quilting thimbles come in all sort of sizes and styles. Find one that feels comfortable on YOU. I like the open finger thimble shown in the photo. I had it fitted to my finger just like you would have a ring fitted.    

Thread

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There are many types of thread on the market today.  I don’t consider myself a thread expert but I do have my favorite place for “thread education”.  I often visit Superior Thread’s website to order thread AND to read their guides for sewing/quilting (under the Education tab).  Depending on your project, they have a thread for… Continue reading Thread