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I really like sharp, sharp fine pins................

I really like sharp, sharp fine pins................

Old 07-15-2012, 06:30 PM
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Default I really like sharp, sharp fine pins................

except that I poke myself with them. Today was one of those days where I seemed to be doing it constantly while paper piecing. My poor finger tips are sore! Does anyone else relate to this?
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:50 PM
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Ouch! Been there done that!. I am no help and I don't have any advice but I do feel your pain
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Old 07-15-2012, 07:22 PM
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Maybe switch to fabric glue stick? Haven't tried it for paper piecing, but have seen it mentioned. I've used it for other things, and I'm sure it would work. A little dab will do. Avoid getting it on your hands or it will drive you nuts until you hop up and wash it off.
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wen I start poking myself, it's time to quit!!
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Old 07-16-2012, 09:34 AM
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I'm not sure how you're using pins while paper piecing. I only use them when sewing two units together. And I do prick myself occasionally then. At least it's not as bad as a sewing machine needle through a finger!
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I hate pin pricks! I have started putting a Pinmoor on the end of every straight pin I use. No more pricks ever. It stays on until I take it off. I love Pinmoors. http://www.pinmoor.com/ I had DH cut some in half lengthwise to lay flat for smaller sewing pieces.
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