- Use paperclips to keep pieces of leather held together. You cannot use pins because it will leave holes in the fabric and can damage it, so paperclips are the perfect solution.
2. Fill a pincushion with steel wool. When you put your needles in it, not only will they stay in place so you know where to find them, but it will also help sharpen your needles!
3. Use hairspray to get the tip of your thread to stay straight.
4. To mark fabric, and have a nice measuring tool, use Washi tape! It’s ¼” wide so it’s great to help you measure seams and meet lots of your sewing needs.