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15 Surprising Uses for Safety Pins

 

Clothing.

9. Fix a Drawstring. One of the most frustrating problems ever, solved! Click here for detailed instructions on how to re-string a drawstring.

10. Use in Place of a Clothes Pin. Run out of clothespins? Safety pins will work in a pinch.

11. Make a Key Chain. For a quirky key chain, place your keys on a large safety pin.

12. Stop Static Cling. Sick of your skirt sticking to your tights? Fasten a small safety pin to the  skirt lining or your slip. The metal in the safety pin will conduct electricity and divert the static!

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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7:53AM PST on Jan 25, 2014

Thanks

7:16AM PDT on Jul 1, 2013

GREAT TIPS TY

6:09AM PDT on Jun 7, 2013

great! Thank you! ^^

2:14PM PDT on May 24, 2013

thanks.

11:20AM PDT on May 9, 2013

thanks

3:11AM PDT on Apr 20, 2013

Thank you for the good ideas!

2:43AM PDT on Apr 16, 2013

I should buy safety pins for regular use and for my survival kit (it's a duffle bag full of items that would come in handy in case of an emergency/disaster/apocalypse).

1:40PM PDT on Apr 9, 2013

thnak you--good ideas--especially for static cling

7:26AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

thanks

4:44AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

I like clothes-pegs to keep my curtains closed.
Lots of good tips, thanks.

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