Patricia Belyea of Okan Arts asked Clover Notions of Japan to send her a complete set of thimbles to try.
Patricia writes, "Japanese quilters are highly revered for their hand stitching so I wanted to look at all of the different thimbles they use.

Eloise Wagers, hand-stitching specialist at Clover, explained how many of these thimbles are used because quite a few were foreign to me. Eloise emphasized that the right thimble speeds up stitching, minimizes stress, and helps create accurate stitches as it pushes the needle through the fabric."

Click on Learn More to see what she discovered and to see the different kinds of thimbles with their descriptions.

(photo: Patricia Belyea - Okan Arts)

#1 sarah21 2019-09-10 02:38
I'd love to know where I could buy the extra long cowhide clover thimble from as in Patricia story?
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