January 15, 2010, Newsletter Issue #111: Thimble

Tip of the Week

A thimble is a must for hand sewing. The thimble should fit snugly on the middle finger. There are a variety of types of thimbles. Metal thimbles come with closed ends or open ends, which are perfect for long fingernails. Quilters generally use leather thimbles, which can be made of soft, but sturdy leather or soft leather with a metal pad inset for pushing.

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