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Stop Hand-Sewing Tangles

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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    narrawallee | | #1

    Can you tell me why you knot each end separately.

  2. lindaa161 | | #2

    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

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