Although they are among the tiniest of sewing tools, pins have very important jobs.
Pins may be the tiniest of sewing tools, but they take on big, important jobs. They hold pattern pieces in place, anchor seam allowances as you sew, fit fabric on the body, and secure all sorts of squirmy trims, delicate sequins, and miniscule beads. If, like many of us, you take for granted the pins that pepper your pincushion, I urge you to take a good hard look—from head to point—at each of those little bits of metal. There are many, many pins on the market—some are quite unusual and wonderful. What is the reason for all of these choices? One pin can’t successfully tackle all fabrics and sewing tasks. Simply stated, different jobs require different pins... read on
Dritz Ball Point Pins 350/Pkg $4.59
Nickel-plated steel pins with plastic heads in reusable plastic storage box. Size 17.
Colored Glasshead Pins Sz 22 $5.65
These very fine, sharp glass head pins with 0.50 steel shafts are extra strong. The glass head resists heat.
Quilter's Flat Flower Pins $4.02
Designed with a flat head to make it easier to hold on to, to iron ove r without leaving a mark, and to hold several layers of fabric all at once. 50 in a package.
Applique Pins 150/Pkg $6.75
Small pins excellent for applique work.