From and email sent by Tommie Lane herself (TJ):

Locations for events coming up for THIMBLES BY TJ LANE are below, plus you can view an updated list in the calendar of events on the website as events and details are added.  It may be necessary occasionally to refresh the page on your computer to be sure you are receiving current information.

2018 News update

Tommie Jane Lane's studio assistant, Jenny Sammons, continues to work in TJ's studio. Jenny has an ETSY store where she has posted new photos of THIMBLES BY TJ LANE as well as her own jewelry. Jenny also uses Instagram.

Jan Larson, who was Tommie Jane's apprentice for a year, has set up her own studio and website.  She is vending at events across the country and abroad.

Tammy Lattuca has resumed vending at events in conjunction with Jan's events.

Eric Randall made videos of Jenny interviewing TJ along with two other videos.  They are on YouTube.  Jenny interviewing TJ  How to Load the thread winder  sizing thimbles

2018 Events List

January 17--21 Ontario CA Contact January 18--20  Orlando FL Contact Tammy January 25--27  Phoenix AZ Contact Jan February 21--25  Hampton VA Contact Tammy February 22--25 Pasadena CA Contact February 28--March 3 Daytona Beach FL Contact Tammy March 1--4  Puyallup WA Contact Jan March 9--11  Duluth GA Contact Tammy March 20--24  Pigeon Forge TN Contact Tammy April 5--7  Cleveland OH Contact Jan April 12--14  Rosemont IL Contact Jan April 11--14  Manchester NH Contact Tammy April 18--21 Paducah KY Contact Jan May 18--20 Portland OR Quilts Inc. MARKET Contact Jan June 7--9  Arlington TX Contact Jan June 7--10  Milwaukee WI Contact Tammy June 14--16  St. Cloud MN Contact Jan June 22--24  Essex Junction VT Contact Tammy July 19--21  Raleigh NC Contact Jan July 26--28  Augusta ME Contact Tammy August 22--25  Grand Rapids MI Contact Jan August 16--18  Manchester NH  Contact Jan September 6--8  Madison WI Contact Jan September 13--16  Phoenixville PA Contact Tammy September 20--22  Cincinnati OH Contact Jan September 20--22  Jacksonville FL Contact Tammy September 27--29  Fredericksburg VA Contact Tammy September 27--29  Springfield MO Contact Jan October 11--14 Pacific International Quilt Festival Contact Jan October 18--20  Las Vegas NV Contact Jan November 8--11 Houston TX Contact Jan

Thank you for using our products and sharing our information.  You may request a PDF supplement to the website that lists some products not yet posted to our website by emailing  If an item you want is not on the website, just order any item then in the area for special instructions tell us what you actually want.  The invoice will be updated prior to shipment.

You are invited to contact me personally any time to say hello.  I continue to do repairs and special orders along with business as usual.  At age 83 and a half I feel blessed to continue the work I love.

With appreciation,

Tommie Jane cell/text 402.318.1353