1. Wonder Clips. These handy little clips can hold multiple pieces of fabric together without pinning. You can clip fabric to your cutting board when cutting bias strips. They hold very firmly. They also come in a larger size.
Flexible Rubber Thimble I actually have a couple of different sizes. They are not uncomfortable, I sometimes forget they are on and they save me from hurtng myself. They also make it easier to push through heavy cloth.
Kiss Off stain remover. I bleed all over everything. No matter how many thimbles I wear, stabby, stab, stab, stab. So this stuff takes it off like magic.See Thru Dressmakers Ruler
Simplify your life. This makes it easier to draw straight lines when handstitching corset channels or any other topstitching.