Take a baby formula scoop with the hole in the end. Fill it with coffee (sand, etc), seal the large opening, and you have a perfect needle sharpener that sits flat on any flat surface.
Approximate Time: under 5 minutes
By Sandra from Salem, OR
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By Marty Dick 01/02/2015
This is brilliant! I am wondering if salt might work also... just a thought.
By Sandi 08/02/2008
That's never happened. However, if you find it does, the instructions say you can use sand, too. Alot of ladies who did this in my family say that human hair is a great needle sharpener, too. I suggested coffee because is works and smells wonderful when it gets old. The nice thing about taping the bottom on is that you can change the stuff inside. The other thing is, you don't keep the needles in it, you just push them inside a few times when they get dull. Thanks for the feedback!!
By Kat (Guest Post)07/30/2008
I'm surprised that coffee would sharpen needles! Interesting idea. I would be a little concerned that you could get staining on light colored fabrics though.
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