Thursdays Craft Tip~~ A Magnet

17 May

This probably the simplest tip yet,

but I never think of it when this happens!!

Have you ever spilled your sewing pin box!!

OH MAN!!  I HATE IT when that happens!!

Pins all over the floor and it seems like

it takes days to pick them all up.

Yes, I probably have more pins than I need,

but  I think I “need” them!

Why don’t I ever think to keep a magnet

in my sewing area!  So simple put the

magnet over the pins and they are picked up for you!!

I’m going to go find a magnetic right now…..

You should to!!

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6 Responses to “Thursdays Craft Tip~~ A Magnet”

  1. Shellie May 17, 2012 at 8:47 am #

    A bingo wand works great! I keep one stuck to the leg of my cutting table.

    • brandi May 17, 2012 at 8:51 am #

      Sorry, What is a Bingo wand? Never heard of that!!

  2. Michele June 20, 2013 at 8:23 pm #

    I use a magnet that telescopes out that you buy at a hardware store. It has a strong magnet used for retrieving tools, works great & little bending over.

  3. holly October 14, 2013 at 8:38 pm #

    I bought a magnetic parts holder at an automotive place, it was a couple bucks and is one of the best purchases I’ve ever made for my sewing area! here’s a link to one that is similar to what I bought. http://www.harborfreight.com/6-inch-magnetic-parts-holder-97825.html

  4. Christina July 11, 2015 at 2:53 pm #

    I did that once… and then a
    I mmagnitized my pins!

  5. Anita November 6, 2016 at 3:04 pm #

    I have several magnets 3 for pin holders and a wand to pick up what I spill. LOl

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