How can I sharpen my seam ripper?

sweetkitten51July 20, 2009

It has become so dull I can't cut threads with it.

Can it be sharpen?

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budster

Now for most of us, we just toss out the dull seam ripper and purchase a new one. I never considered this as my rippers only cost a dollar or two. Maybe someone has a solution for you other than purchasing a new one. Budster of little help.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2009 at 7:10PM
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mary_c_gw

Basically, you can't. Toss it and buy a new one. They're cheap.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2009 at 9:07PM
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kathi_mdgd

Ditto what the others have said~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Buy a new one.
Better yet when joanns has their 1/2 off notions,buy a couple of them!!
Kathi

    Bookmark   July 21, 2009 at 3:15PM
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Snomam

Since I recently learned how to sharpen knives and scissors, I was curious about this... I think you'd need a very small (1/4") round file (which would probably cost more than a new seam ripper). Notice the cutting edge is beveled on one side, so you'd want to gently run the file in one direction on that beveled side only.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2009 at 12:30PM
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