And so here are a couple of little things that I found in Nana's stash. This is the original Nana (my mother) and these were hers. Aren't they just so cute. I have them, but have no idea how to showcase them well.
Part of the thimble/sewing notions collection
Pewter thimble from Iona, Scotland
And here is the Bird Brain designs angel I'm working on. A perfect in-front-of-the-TV projects (as I don't want to start anything really big. I'm trying to clean up!)
Sorry about the wrinkles. But isn't she sweet. Now I do have one challenge and would really appreciate your suggestion. This uses #8 Perle cotton for the stitching with a #4 needle. However, I find it difficult to thread without a threader. How about you? Do you use some sort of tool or what?