Sewing? Where's my thimble?

Sewing? Where's my thimble?
9 June 2011

Preservation is quite forward looking when it come to OH&S matters.  There is a debate going on as to whether I require a thimble. I used to be in a belly dance troupe and I was never allowed to cut the material for our costumes; the girls did allow me to get behind the sewing machine as long as what I needed to sew was in a straight line. For someone who doesn't sew, I sew just about every day here. Since this blog is about making a difference, I'll try to explain stab sewing. Many items come in that are stapled. In this case they have a margin that is wide enough that sewing through won't affect the ability to see all the text. Here is the process I use. [gallery]