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Old 05-02-2012, 08:08 AM
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I got some turkey lacers to made these, but they are really sharp. Are the stilletos one buys for quilting so sharp? I don't know if these would be useful, or just decorative. And I think they are too sharp for decorative. Ask me how I know.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:27 AM
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My stiletto is pretty sharp. I also use short shish-k-bob skewers and they are pretty sharp, too. Maybe you could get some sandpaper for steel and round the tips a little. I don't know if that would work or not--it might not hold the fabric like you want.
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Old 05-02-2012, 01:03 PM
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No, my stiletto (which is in a custom turned acrylic handle) is not really sharp. Looks to me like they used a yarn needle. This one works really well for me. Grabs the fabric, but doesn't pierce it.
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Old 05-02-2012, 05:28 PM
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mine is sharp, stabbed myself a few times, not too pretty
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:25 PM
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need to see a pix of what you are talking about...why does a stilletto need beads?
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:36 PM
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I like the short one with rounded end and blue handle from clover. It's short enough to keep in my hand all he time when I'm sewing, except when I'm using the Singer treadle.
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http://quiltville.blogspot.com/2012/...stilettos.html

They're pretty. I just use the one that I bought from Clover; looks a lot like my seam ripper.

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I guess it's time for me to go to bed. I thought you were talking about "high heels". LOL
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hehehehehehehhe, that was cute! I do beadwork too and had seen these the other day and thought they would be cool to make.



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I guess it's time for me to go to bed. I thought you were talking about "high heels". LOL
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Old 05-03-2012, 03:31 AM
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I use a large corsage pin.
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