Sue Gowan's impressive thimbles reference database. Using the left-side navigation, choose 'Learn More About' and select thimbles. You'll get to an index page linking to pages with seemingly thousands of thimbles, in the following categories: British Placenames | British Royalty on Thimbles | British Silversmiths | Charles May | Christmas | Coalport | Dorcas Thimble Boxes | Easter | Gadgets | Francesca | Hallmarked Thimbles set | 'Mother' | The World's Greatest Porcelain Houses | Royal Albert | Royal Crown Derby | Royal Worcester Handpainted Thimbles | Royal Worcester Decal Thimbles | S + H Foskett | Silver Advertising Thimbles | Spode | Stratnoid | SylvaC | Thimble Books | Thimble Collectors Club | Thimble Societies | Thimbles with Slogans | Thimblefuls | Victorian Silver Scenic Thimbles | Wedgwood Jasperware | Wedgwood Bone China Thimbles. Need we say more?
Australian thimble aficionado Sue Gowan talks about her passion for sewing thimbles, from hand-painted Royal Worcesters to plastic ones. She discusses the history of thimble making, the various materials used, the different design styles em… Read more »