Thimble Circus is the recording project of Jill Carnes. She has toured with The Music Tapes where she was accompanied onstage by Eric Harris (The Olivia Tremor Control, The Music Tapes). She also contributed to Of Montreal's Coquelicot Asleep in the Poppies album on the track "The Events Leading Up to the Collapse of Detective Dullight." Not only a musician, Jill is also a visual artist. She designed the artwork for the UK version of Neutral Milk Hotel's On Avery Island album. In 2001, she completed the recordings for her first album. It features guest appearances by Jeff Mangum as well as Scott Spillane (The Gerbils, Neutral Milk Hotel), Peter Erchick (Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't, The Circulatory System), Heather McIntosh (The Circulatory System, The Instruments). An album of fun and playful songs featuring toy piano and ukelele, Lullaby for Worriers was self-released in February 2003.