Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
This is the current project in the hoop. Take a look at the spool of thread. A rubberband will keep your tail of thread from unwinding and making a mess. I have been using this trick for years and came up with it as a fluke.
And last....two moe little finds. The pitcher will be a Saturday morning pitcher for syrup, just the right size. I believe the bowl will sit on the table next to my rocker to catch threads.