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Old 03-12-2011, 06:09 PM
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I have so many seam rippers and other than the one that came with my Viking, they all were mediocre. After looking at what made the Viking one so good, I was able to see the tip was a lot smaller. So I took all the rest out to my sander and carefully sharpened it. Voila! I now have many good ones!
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:19 PM
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What a great idea! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:32 PM
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Originally Posted by cheryl222
I have so many seam rippers and other than the one that came with my Viking, they all were mediocre. After looking at what made the Viking one so good, I was able to see the tip was a lot smaller. So I took all the rest out to my sander and carefully sharpened it. Voila! I now have many good ones!
Gotta love it! Very creative!
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:38 PM
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I'll have to try this! Thanks for sharing. :)
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:48 PM
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Great idea! That explains why I like to seam rip with my Exacto knife.
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Old 03-12-2011, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by cheryl222
I have so many seam rippers and other than the one that came with my Viking, they all were mediocre. After looking at what made the Viking one so good, I was able to see the tip was a lot smaller. So I took all the rest out to my sander and carefully sharpened it. Voila! I now have many good ones!
The tip broke off my seam ripper. My DH took his dremel tool and sharpened it for me; WOW, better than when I bought it. Whenever one dulls or I buy a new one that is not sharp enough, I will have him sharpen them for me. GOOD HUBBY!! :lol: :thumbup:
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Old 03-12-2011, 07:19 PM
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Great idea..I often wondered why I would only be happy using a certain seam ripper and now I know.and great idea how to fix it..
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Just have to be careful when they are so sharp because it is easy to go through the fabric..I know from experience..
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A quilter with a sander - dangerous combination! lol
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Originally Posted by tellabella
Just have to be careful when they are so sharp because it is easy to go through the fabric..I know from experience..
Been there, done that!
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