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Survival Sewing For Surgeons & Veterinarians

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Lost my button.
Broke my only needle.
Needed to fix.
Made one.

Needs:
- a needle (the bigger the better - a big haveto in your survival kit)
- a file (the Leatherman's version will do the job)

Howdo:
- file a hole in the top of the needle
- remove the plastic with some fire
- clean it up
- insert yarn
- start sewing

Tip: With a very big needle you can make a heavy duty leather needle because the tips of those needles are incredibly sharp.

Thanx for whatching, as always...
sleeping1 year ago
I have noticed that cutting needles cut the fabric you are sewing. Better to either dull the sharp ends or use a non-cutting needle.
bricobart (author)  sleeping1 year ago
We're talking about survival. Invent or loose your pants.