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Old 05-22-2015, 03:58 AM
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I use rubbing achohol before going to bed. Takes the soreness out until you get more the next day.
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Old 05-22-2015, 04:46 AM
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I, too, use Thimblepads, the little leather stick on thingies. Love 'em.

For healing, try something called Crack Care. It's heals cracked fingers in a matter of a day or two and stops the pain almost immediately. It should easily heal pin/needle pricks overnight and without the sloppy mess of Bag Balm. The stuff is truly amazing and a small container lasts a long, long time because you use just a little bit and it works so fast. It's well worth the price.

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Old 05-22-2015, 04:55 AM
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Try a drop of superglue on your fingertips before you poke them! Let it dry well. You can peel it off later...
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:25 AM
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I have a leather finger cover instead of a thimble.
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New Skin. I use it all the time
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Old 05-23-2015, 02:33 PM
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Have you tried the leather thimble? I can't use a metal one but the leather one is a finger saver for me, especially the one that fits over the end of your finger.<object type="cosymantecnisbfw" cotype="cs" id="SILOBFWOBJECTID" style="width: 0px; height: 0px; display: block;"></object>
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Old 05-23-2015, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by GrandmaNewt View Post
Are you implying that muttering cuss words under your breath and sticking the pricked finger in your mouth is not a cure?
It takes a little practice and determination to learn how to use a thimble but I would keep trying. That is, unless, you have an extensive vocabulary as suggested above.
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Old 05-24-2015, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by lynnie View Post
I'm back at the crazy hexes again and have pin pricked fingers. I didn't use a thimble, and have a hard time using one.
so does anyone know of a quick cure for the pin priched finger tips that come with hexes?? thanks

The only cure I know is to stop sewing for a while...I have the same problem with thimbles and have found nothing works except to let the fingers rest.
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Old 05-24-2015, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by lynnie View Post
my fingers never callous, they just get pricked more. just finished the 3/4" hex
and started this the next day.

question on the alcohol. do I use rum or vodka??????

Either one works. It won't make your hands heal any quicker, but you won't care!
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Old 05-25-2015, 07:13 PM
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When you are sorting papers, there are finger tips you can put on to help pick up the individual papers. I use those on the finger/s most likely to be pricked when I am doing handwork. And I don't understand how anyone can sew without a thimble! froggyintexas
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