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Old 06-27-2013, 06:25 AM
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Several weeks ago someone posted the use of an eyebrow shaper for removing stitching. They suggested Walmart or a drugstore. I went to to my dismay there are probably a dozen different ones. It would be great if someone could post a picture of what I should look for.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:51 AM
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I can't post a pic, but the one I have has a pink handle and clear blade protector. The blade head sits at a slight angle to the handle. I think it was bought at the Dollar Store.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:53 AM
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http://www.walmart.com/ip/10884356?w...599990&veh=sem

This is the one I have, the model on the right. I did not like the eye brow shaper. I tried several and it just didn't work as well.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:56 AM
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I guess this is the original posting you were talking about. http://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1...d-t223720.html Wow, there sure is alot of different options, maybe you could PM one of the members who say they use the shaper & they can give you the item description or a picture?

Oh good, I see you've got some other answers already :-)
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:01 AM
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The eyebrow shaper that I saw on a quilting TV show looked like this
http://www.walgreens.com/store/c/tri...149284-product

A friend of mine uses them. I hope this helps.
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:41 AM
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I tried the cheap ones, they got dull fasts when cutting stitches. I had to saw the stitches apart after a few uses. They are very safe though.
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:48 AM
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just be careful, I was told it wouldn't cut the fabric, it did
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:53 AM
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image.jpg​I bought a package with mixed success. It has the razor covered with kind of screen to pick up the hair but not cut your skin. It works fine if you pull 2 pieces of fabric away from each other to expose the stitches.

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Old 06-27-2013, 01:10 PM
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I use one, very carefully, for unsewing PP mistakes.
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:05 AM
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thank you everyone. I will consider buying and trying for myself especially for the pp/
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