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Posted on: 10/31/13 10:40 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 7 people   Very Helpful by 4 people   
Last night I was pinning a seam and then tried to oh so carefully slip it on without stabbing myself or dislocating the pins. It wasn't working very well, and I suddenly had an idea to make it easier.
Fold a small piece of tape over the pointy end of the pin!
It saved me some pain, and also kept the straight pins from slipping out of place.

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Laurie Lou said...
Ah! So simple, yet so smart! Good idea!
10/31/13 3:14 PM
Merry G said...
Very cool idea...thanks
11/1/13 10:36 PM
 
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