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16 great sewing tips that will save you time and patience.

16 great sewing tips that will save you time and patience.
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These tips have been discovered by sewing and working the fabrics!

Sometimes because we had to find a solution, sometimes by chance or by accident, but all these tips ended up becoming things that seamstresses added to their work habits because they were so useful.

And today we share these very brilliant ideas with you.

Here are 16 brilliant sewing tips:

1) Use paper clips rather than needles to avoid damaging fabrics for projects that are too thick.

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2) Use hairspray to stiffen the thread. It will be easier to put it in the eye of a needle.

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3) Make a cardboard pattern to iron the fabric to make a hem!

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4) Get a eyeglasses case to make a small sewing kit to take in your luggage.

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5) Use rubber bands as a measure for the sewing margin on the sewing machine. They hold well and will be easy to move.

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6) Apply a coat of clear nail polish after sewing a button.

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7) Make your pincushion with steel wool to keep your pins well sharpened.

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8) Use manicure cushions to store small thread reels.

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9) Use steel wool or aluminum foil to sharpen your seamstress scissors.

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10) By pricking the pins in a bar of soap, they will always be tidy, and they will slide more easily into the fabric.

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11) Make your own pattern weights with washers you'll find at any hardware store! Use nail polish to decorate them!

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12) Stick two magnets under a plate with E6 000 glue to keep the pins on the plate and do not find them everywhere on the ground.

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13) Use Washi tape as a tape measure on your sewing machine. As this tape does not leave glue when removed, you do not risk damaging the fabric by changing the tape from time to time.

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14) Always wear your sewing scissors to your neck by tying them with a strong cord. You do not risk to look for them under the ton of fabrics on the work table.

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15) Use a rubber band to hold two pens together when drawing a pattern. So, you will have the perfect distances for the cut and the margin of the seam of the pattern.

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16) Draw 2 marks on your thumb to sew always at the same distance.

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