Saturday, November 29, 2008

Thimbles galore

Earlier this week I received this lovely gift from Elin - a wonderful piece of fabric and a thimble from her trip to Spain this summer.

My DD1 visited Barcelona, Spain, this summer, and she brought me these 4 beautiful thimbles + Happy Pills - lovely multicoloured sweets - as the label says: Pink clouds for grey days.

My friend Sissel gave me these 2 thimbles when she visited this summer.

My brother in law helped someone clear and clean a house a while ago. He found this thimble, and got it to give to me.
When I cleaned it I found out that it is silver. I have to find an old tooth brush to clean it better some other day.

3 comments:

2ne said...

Flotte fingerbøl du har fått. Gøy og samle på slike små.......

Lissa Jane said...

wow... what a haul for a week of thimble collecting..

I use washing soda and aluminium foil to clean my silver with.. I wrap the washing soda inside the tin foil and place it in warm water, the washing soda fizzes all the gunk away.. I learn this trick off a silversmith (the thimblelady).. she might have instructions on her site, which is www.thimblelady.com I think..


Lissa
Australia

Pumpkin Patch Quilter said...

That silver thimble is the most beautiful thimble I've ever seen! How lucky you are!

Do you collect any thimbles? Or only certain kinds?