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From: JustSewCrafty
Date: 10-06-2006, 02:47 PM (1 of 4)
I cant belive how many times I hand threaded a serger without tweezers.....and I will NEVER do that again. If you arent threading your serger with tweezers, give it a'll never go back to the darkside again...
May your bobbin always be full-
"Sewing is the new black"
User: JustSewCrafty
Member since: 10-04-2006
Total posts: 168
From: HeyJudee
Date: 10-06-2006, 06:40 PM (2 of 4)
Well, I don't have a serger but I went and bought some anyways. I use the Needle Nose Tweezers with my regular sewing machine. Not to thread the needle, but to pull the thread ends out from under the foot. Sometimes it is short and just underneath the foot. Too hard to get the fingers in there to pull them out. Tweezers work great for me!
TTFN from
User: HeyJudee
Member since: 01-25-2005
Total posts: 1366
From: GreenDragonLady
Date: 10-06-2006, 09:18 PM (3 of 4)
Are you talking about the reverse-action ones? I LOVE those! I lost mine (read: misplaced them under a giant pile of fabric in my sewing room) and had to replace them. For some reason Joann's had them for $1.50 each, so I bought two (all they had) plus it was the day of the 10% off additional coupon.

I use them for cutting jump stitches for machine embroidery.
User: GreenDragonLady
Member since: 07-29-2004
Total posts: 495
From: bridesmom
Date: 10-14-2006, 01:04 AM (4 of 4)
I have a set of tweezers at each machine. And I have a great pair of short thin needle nose pliers which are great for pulling out threads and other stuff.
Tickled pink with my Innovis 4000D
User: bridesmom
Member since: 01-21-2004
Total posts: 2026
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