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Keep Thread From Tangling

When hand sewing, whether a button or whatever, take the thread and run through a bar of soap. It won't tangle and makes the thread stronger

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By Sandra Zinner Cook from Apache Junction, AZ

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August 17, 20110 found this helpful
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Another cool idea is to sew with dental floss, but works best with small areas like buttons. Thanks for the tip. My gramma used to do this all the time.

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January 7, 20130 found this helpful
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Another thing that works is to run the thread tightly over a candle stub. Easy to keep one in your sewing kit.

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