17 July 2019

A darling little hummingbird

My dear friend Joanie once lived in South Carolina and I stayed with her there on several occasions before she re-located. She had hummingbird feeders in her garden and I was totally mesmerised by the little birds as you can tell by the video I took.

So when I got my regular newsletter from Barnyarns I was intrigued to find a hummingbird needle threader. Well it was cheap to buy so I ordered one just to see if it was any good. It arrived last Saturday and it's incredible for the price and size. Just to digress slightly - I love those newsletters as there's always a silly joke at the end!! I know - little things please little minds!!!

When I'm sewing I like a very fine needle which, as we all know, is very hard to thread and gets harder as you get older!!! I use self threaders like this (available here in the UK too) for tatting thread but have struggled with sewing thread and fine needles. This little beauty works a TREAT. I may order another as I just know I'll 'lose' this if it stays in our house for more than a few days!!!


Tim Kaylor said...

That's cute. I may have to order one too!

Bev said...

Hi Jane. By coincidence I bought a little hummingbird threader too, yesterday, only mine is mauve. They are great for threading fine needles and also for pulling picots through small beads!

Lace-lovin' Librarian ~ Diane said...

I love little notions like that!

God's Kid said...

So cute!! Glad that it works!!! :)

Crazy Mom! said...

I want one!

Jane McLellan said...


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