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quick un-pick

January 17, 2009 in General, Glossary

A quick un-pick is useful when removing stitching.  Cut every third stitch on one side, then turn the seam over and pull out the thread from the other side.  Use it to open buttonholes: place a pin across one end and cut from the other end up to the pin.

 

Knight , Lorna. The Sewing Stitch and Textile Bible An illustrated guide to techniques and materials.  Iola, Wi: Krause Publications, 2007 ripper

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