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Help me find a pin.

Posted by mare_wbpa (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 25, 12 at 20:40

I made a snuggie about a year and a half ago. I actually made 2, I gave 1 to my niece. The problem is with mine. I've used it on a number of times without problem, but my niece claims that she has been stuck by a pin a couple of times when she covers herself with it. I have gone over it carefully several times, checked every inch of seams and hems, everywhere I used pins, even checked all the fabric with a flashlite. I can't find anything. If anyone has an idea as to what else I can do to find the offender I'd be very grateful.


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RE: Help me find a pin.

Just an idea...Maybe try and run a magnet over it?


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Did you by chance use clear nylon thread to sew it? If so, that could be what's poking her.


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I second the magnet idea.


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Oh my, I made a blanket for my "practice grand daughter", and her mom, found a pin in it a year later.

I felt so bad.... but luckily Sophia never got hurt by it.

Moni


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Instead of checking it flat, try scrunching up a small section at a time and squeezing gently. The pin may poke out.


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I do wonder about using nylon thread. The ends of that thread poke me like a pin, so I don't buy anything made with it.


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No nylon thread. I tried the scrunching thing. I'll try the magnet but some of my pins must be aluminum, not all of them can be picked up by a magnet. I'll try it anyway, some of them are magnetic. I'm ready to try anything. Thanks for the ideas friends,


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When all else fails.

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Sue


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The other day I told to my niece that we need a metal detector. She said, "Well, get it out!!", like I had one in the closet.


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If you happen to have a good pocket type compass lay the fabric out flat then lay the compass on the fabric and slowly move it from side to side and if the compass passes a steel pin the needle will spin pointing to the pin.


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