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Magic Seam Folder from "Thimblelady"?

Old 01-24-2019, 05:02 PM
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Default Magic Seam Folder from "Thimblelady"?

Hello everyone,

Has anyone ever tried Thimble Lady's "Magic Seam Folder" as a marking tool? I'm curious about it and wonder if anyone has had especially good or not good experiences with it.

https://www.thimblelady.com/product/magic-seam-folder/

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Old 01-24-2019, 05:28 PM
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It looks to me to be a 'new & improved' version of a hera marker. Assuming you are talking hand quilting and/or applique. I'd have no clue regarding machine quilting as I don't do that. For the price I would be tempted to try it but I know shipping can be an issue with her products. I love her thimbles; not a particular fan of her quilting needles - I find them too bendy for my use.
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Old 01-24-2019, 05:38 PM
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I think I would try a tiny crochet hook or similar first to see if it works.
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Old 01-24-2019, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by NJ Quilter View Post
It looks to me to be a 'new & improved' version of a hera marker. Assuming you are talking hand quilting and/or applique. I'd have no clue regarding machine quilting as I don't do that. For the price I would be tempted to try it but I know shipping can be an issue with her products. I love her thimbles; not a particular fan of her quilting needles - I find them too bendy for my use.
That's what it seemed like to me too....
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Old 01-24-2019, 08:31 PM
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Looks like a stiletto....which would probably work the same way.
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Old 01-24-2019, 10:45 PM
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Yoko Saito uses a hera marker for marking her appliques. Here's a video demonstration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9UFMqj9cWc

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Old 01-25-2019, 06:01 AM
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I haven't seen this one but I love my Hera marker. I've used it for years for hand quilting but may try it for machine quilting too.
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Old 01-25-2019, 08:11 AM
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I have a hera made from bone that my grandmother used. She said she got it from her aunt. I have no idea what kind of bone it is, maybe don't want to know. It is smooth as glass.
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Thanks to your post with the link, I was able to view the object. To me it looks like a large hand or machine sewing needle mounted in a mechanical pencil, handy for a DIY type of person.
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Seems to me a stiletto or wooden skewer would do the same thing and since I already have these will stick with what I am doing. Wooden tongue depressor also works for many tasks like opening seams to press. I love gadgets and rulers but it has to make sense to me.
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