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Use for dull sewing machine needles

Old 12-02-2019, 04:16 PM
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I remember reading old sewing machine needles are good for hanging wall things. Today I hung snowflake lights in the sun room windows so I raided my container & tapped needles in to hold the light strings. I had to pull out a couple & reposition them. They work great, the hole was smaller than a nail would’ve made.
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Old 12-02-2019, 04:34 PM
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Sounds like a great use for dull needles.
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Old 12-02-2019, 07:09 PM
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Someone mentioned at a guild meeting that she used them to hang pictures. They leave a smaller hole in the wall. I tried it a few days later and it worked great.
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Old 12-03-2019, 04:40 AM
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great tip, thanks
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Old 12-03-2019, 06:01 AM
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I have also used straight pins for lighter weight Items on the wall. I have two small works of art right at a glace that are secured with straight a pin (quilting pins). The needle Idea is great! Thanks for the time.
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Old 12-03-2019, 06:06 AM
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When you want to get rid of those little holes, rub over them with a little toothpaste. A white hole is much less noticeable than a black hole.
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My Wicox and Gibbs chian stitcher has a grindstone attatched to it to re sharpen needles.

And Mavita opened the door. White holes are less noticeable, because black holes suck in big chunks of the universe. ( just a bit sorry)
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Old 12-03-2019, 03:41 PM
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Originally Posted by leonf View Post
My Wicox and Gibbs chian stitcher has a grindstone attatched to it to re sharpen needles.

And Mavita opened the door. White holes are less noticeable, because black holes suck in big chunks of the universe. ( just a bit sorry)
*giggle*snort*
that's funny.
Love the grindstone attached idea....genius!
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Thanks, tranum. What a good idea.
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Old 12-04-2019, 05:54 AM
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I've done that for years, works well.
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