NeedleNotes – Coming Soon


Welcome to “NeedleNotes.” Christina Bertrand started NeedleNotes in 1999 and this publication is no longer available. Christina has graciously agreed to share her research with TCI members. Issues 1- 43 will be available to download for FREE. In these issues, you will find information about the needle makers, needle patents, their marketing techniques, and wares.

Collectors Circle Gazette 1976-1982 (Set)

“Collectors Circle Gazette” (set) dating from 1976-1982.  Three hundred sixty-nine pages, twenty-five issues. Filled with thimble and needlework tool research and information. Vol. 1 June 1976 to Vol VII, No. 1 Summer 1982.

Thimble Language

“Thimble Language” was authored by Evelyn DerMarderosian, Jeannine Conner and Marjorie Perkins, members of the Philadelphia Thimble Society. This little booklet is a must have for your reference library as it contains thimble terminology. For example, the anatomy of a thimble, the names of the different decorations found on a thimble band and more.