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Thread: Sharpen a Seam ripper ?

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    Moderator sharon b's Avatar
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    Does anyone know if this can be done ? I have worn out 3 in less then 2 weeks :shock: LOL Yea I know that's a whole lotta ripping going on :roll:

    Maybe we should have a contest to see who can wear out one the quickest :wink: Just kidding - but I hate to throw these away seems so wasteful .....

    Here is what I was taking apart

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    Hi Sharon, I don't have the answer but those fabrics are sure pretty!!
    Bring on FALL!!!!!!!! :D:D

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    Haven't done it but I would try a needle file if I were going to attempt to sharpen one. If you don't already have one it'd be cheaper to buy a new ripper. Hmmm. Maybe a knife iron would work? Good luck, maybe someone has experience with this.

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    I"ve taken a fine emery board to mine before.. it was shot anyway so, I didn't figure I had anything to loose... it seemed improve it.. but it was short lived..

    I'll be following to see if anyone has any good idea...

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    Nice

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    LOL I will let you know once I start on my next project... I have a feeling I will be getting to know my new ripper very well :D:D:D

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    Knife sharpener??

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    i wonder if foil paper would do it like for scissors.

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    Can't we invent instant stitch resolve? We'd make a fortune!

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