For some time I have been looking for a good thimble and would love your suggestions.
You see, I have arthritis in my hands and a normal thimble just won’t fit over the unsightly humps…..
In earlier years I have tried the following…..
..and recently purchased an “ugly thimble” which is made for you while you wait…..
…and this one that I was SURE would work…..
But NONE of them will stay put on my fingers!!!
I have used Thimble Pads…..
…but the ones that I have bought recently don’t seem to stick very well!!
I found this photo and recently read about using electrical tape…..
….but haven’t tried it yet!!
The same for using vet wrap…..
So now it is your turn….. what are your suggestions??
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11 thoughts on “Thimble Suggestions Needed”
I like leather thimbles – I’ve used this one for years https://www.amazon.com/Dritz-167-Leather-Thimble-Size/dp/B001TUR2SS
You can also find it Joann’s or Walmart.
Thanks Joy. I like this one because of the elastic band. I feel like it would help hold the thimble on my finger. I have ordered one to try!!
I use that one sometimes. I find it a bit too big when doing really fine work but it definitely stays on and the stretchy part is great.
That was my concern for it but I will give it a try and see how it goes!!
Check out the Wonder Grip thimble . I found mine on Amazon, but have since seen them at LQS. It is available in different sizes. I’ve never had a thimble that fit well. With this one, I am now able to hand stitch comfortably .
I have used the thimbles from Considine Creations for 20+ years and they are SO comfy, I just love them. They are made from goat leather. https://considinecreations.com/product-category/thimbles/
Thanks Dara…..I will check them out!!
I love the “Quilter’s Needle Grip Thimbles” from Hobby Lobby. These are the only ones I have had success with and use them all the time for hand sewing bindings. They are soft and pliable, and don’t hinder your gripping of the needle.
Thanks Donna. I will check them out!!! I always love a reason to go to Hobby Lobby!!
Have you tried Thimble-It (not pads)? I like them. They are flat.
I had seen them but never thought about trying them. Thanks Karen!!