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

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

- 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...
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.
We're talking about survival. Invent or loose your pants.

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