Sunday, May 4, 2014

Slow Stitching Sunday....

After a weekend of working I am ready to settle down and do some slow stitching to finish the binding on this pretty Triangle quilt. I admit - I went searching for my thimble last night and was unable to find it. I know it is somewhere in the sewing room closet in a pink bag. My middle finger sure could use it as the milliners needle is starting to go right  through my finger. I'll survive -I never use a thimble which is why I can't find it!



Head on over to Kathy's Quilts to see some other wonderful slow stitching.

5 comments:

  1. I use Thimble-Its when doing hand stitching (bindings or piecing my hexies). Otherwise the needle starts to go right through my finger. Ouch! Glad you got some slow stitching time!

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  2. Sorry your thimble has gone missing. Have you seen Amy's "red neck thimble"? It is duct tape placed directly on the finger. Crude but effective.

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  3. That's so funny...usually I remember to put my thimble on when the needle starts to puncture my skin!

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  4. I laughed at Angela's comment about the 'red neck thimble'. Duct tape to the rescue - again!

    I don't normally wear a thimble when I am hand-stitching - just for quilting.

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  5. I never use a thimble either. I love my milliners needles though for binding. It's been so long since I've done a hand binding. I keep doing them by machine.

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