Hi! Welcome to Tips on Tuesdays! This is a sharing post, so please add your links or tips into the comments section. This week's topic is GADGETS. To see all Tuesday posts, simply click on the button in the sidebar. You are welcome to add the button link to your blog page if you like.
So here we go! My favorite gadgets include some brass Clover brand notions. First, I love my adjustable ring thimble.
If I need a thimble, this is what I like. It won't fall off my finger tip for one! And I wear it in the spot that I typically would stab myself. This happens to be on the middle finger of my sewing hand, between the middle two knuckles. So that's about halfway between my fingernail and where you would position a jewelery ring. Then all my other fingers are free for sewing.
My other favorite gadget is this, also by clover. It's another adjustable ring, but this time it comes with a blade!
I used this a lot when we were stuck in waiting rooms or in the van while one of the kids took lessons. (dance... you know how it is!). So I would do my binding and this worked pretty well. You just have to remember you're wearing it or you could chop out some of your hair. lol I'm just sayin...
And my other favorite gadget are these titanium spring loaded snips. They lock on the back and come with a blade cover. These rock. I use them for fabric, embellishments, and thread.
I believe they are made by SoftKUT. What else? Embroidery needles are terrific, especially for binding and redwork. The eye has a goove so that the thread lies flat as you pull the needle through without that tug&POP!
I could go on and on. So, do share! What are your top picks when it comes to favorite gadgets? Why do you like them so?
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