Monday, March 19, 2007

Household Hints - Free Sewing Tips - Sharpening Shears

You can't just sharpen your pinking shears as you would normal scissors. Instead, cut your pinking shears through coarse sandpaper to get them sharpened - just a few cuts will do the trick and you'll be surprised by how much sharper the shears will be!

Household Hints - Free Sewing Tips - Sewing on Buttons

Here's a handy tip on getting your buttons to stay on longer. The trick is to use nylon fishing line to sew the buttons on to the garment! It is far stronger than regular thread, and will keep your buttons securely attached to your clothes for a lot longer. Meaning: less buttons to sew on later!