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Posted on: 1/8/13 10:14 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people   Very Helpful by 10 people   
After struggling with a piece of glued sequin/confetti fabric for a while I finally got smart and googled for tips. That's how I found this website. After reading the tips for using soap or waxpaper, I couldn't immediately put my hands on either and my mind was racing for other ideas. That's when it struck me. Silicone! I keep a can of spray silicone around (great for sticky locks, etc.) so I decided to try it on my sewing machine needle. I sprayed a bit of silicone into a little dish; dipped my finger and rubbed it on the needle. I continued to do this ever so often as I sewed and didn't have a bit of trouble with sticking or thread breaking.

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julie w said... (1/11/13 6:40 PM) Reply
Gretbtip
SandiMacD said... (1/10/13 7:09 AM) Reply
We have a silicone cream used for dive gear- what a great tip.
Geejay said... (1/10/13 5:06 AM) Reply
Necessity being the mother of invention. Well done thanks for a valuable tip
oldsewandsew said... (1/9/13 11:08 AM) Reply
Thanks for this - as someone already said - Great Tip!
NVK said... (1/9/13 6:44 AM) Reply
Great thinking. Thanks for the tip.
 
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