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How can I sharpen my seam ripper?

Posted by sweetkitten51 (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 20, 09 at 17:52

It has become so dull I can't cut threads with it.
Can it be sharpen?

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RE: How can I sharpen my seam ripper?

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.

RE: How can I sharpen my seam ripper?

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

RE: How can I sharpen my seam ripper?

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!!

RE: How can I sharpen my seam ripper?

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.

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