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In a quilting emergency (like getting to a lake cabin for a quilting retreat and discovering everyone forgot thimbles), use duct tape in place of a thimble. Tear small strips of tape and layer them on the fingertip where you normally would wear a thimble. 

—Lynn McBroom

 

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