Basting Tip

When safety pin basting, use a crochet hook or a grapefruit spoon to help catch the points of the pins as they emerge from under the quilt. These tools save your fingers and help close the safety pin.

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  1. I bought a "thimble" that is plastic and fits onto your finger but only has the plastic on one side. It works pretty well but sometimes I just put a regular thimble on the finger that will be underneath the quilt.