Happy Mother's Day!
Here are more flowers. This time from DS#1 and DIL.
I got something I have wanted for a while in the mail yesterday. It came from France. But first I want to show you something that has been on my sewing table for a couple of years. I found a tutorial for this on the internet and started it.
What the heck is that? It is the start of a yubinuki. That is a Japanese thimble. I didn't get very far. I could keep going and try to finish it. A lady in York on the tour last year showed us some yubinukis that she made. They were kind of expensive so I had to pass. Then I spotted some on Etsy that were less expensive. I had an itchy finger that clicked the "Buy" button. I bought a yubinuki on Etsy from a lady in France. The package came yesterday. Inside the package a folded paper crane was included .
And this little box:
This is my new Japanese thimble:
It fits on your finger like this. I think you wear it on your middle finger.