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How to keep sewing pins sharp

Sewing pins are thin, pointed tools used to hold fabric in place while sewing or fitting clothing. They are also known as straight pins or dressmaker's pins. They are usually made of nickel plated steel and feature a flat, ornamental head on one end and a pointy sharp end.Sewing pins can be used to mark fabric, affix pattern pieces to fabric, and hold fabric in place. It is important that the pins are sharp in these circumstances in order to puncture the fabric neatly and precisely.Can sewing pins be sharpened? No, sewing pins cannot be sharpened in the conventional sense.  Sewing pins do not have a continuous edge that can be polished to a fine point like scissors or knives, which may...

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