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Stop Hand-Sewing Tangles

Oct 10, 2008

submitted by Sherri Brown
from Threads #102

To keep thread from tangling when hand-sewing with a single strand, knot the end which was last cut from the spool. For double thread, knot each end separately.

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  1. lindaa161 June 1st

    Another tip for keeping hand sewing thread from tangling is to run your threaded needle through a fabric softener sheet several times. The static remover from the sheet helps the thread from clinging and tangling

  2. User avater narrawallee April 30th

    Can you tell me why you knot each end separately.

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