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Quilter's Thimble

Example of a quilter's thimble. Example of a quilter's thimble.

There are various forms of quilter’s thimbles, but the basic form is a ring, thimble or finger sheath, which is used to push the needle through the various levels of cloth being sewn together to make a quilt of some kind. The finger sheath version often includes a disc of metal to help push the needle and to protect the digit.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 8th July 2016).

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Last modified on Sunday, 14 May 2017 19:46