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Tips & Techniques > Ergonomics: removing basting stitches

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Posted on: 3/1/09 9:31 PM
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I have a tendency to end up hunched over sewing work, especially when it requires close attention, like removing basting stitches. I started picking out some stitches last night, and realized it was bothering my upper back and shoulders, so I took it into a bathroom where we have a high hook on top of a door for hanging laundry and robes. Hanging the garment there allowed me to work standing up straight, and as a bonus, the light was better. No shoulder ache afterward. This may become my preferred way to tackle this tedious task.

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AMN said... (3/8/09 1:33 PM) Reply
Great idea!
Charrlie said... (3/6/09 0:43 AM) Reply
good idea
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