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” (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” 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.