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Sewmimi44 Posted: Mon, Apr 29 2013 10:48 PM

Using a mans battery powered mustache trimmer unsews so much faster than a seam ripper, especially on those long strips. The only drawback is that everyone knows you messed up when they hear the buzzing!  I use the seam ripper for the first few stitches, gently pull apart and let the trimmer do the work. Keep pulling apart gently & just slide the trimmer along.

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ls2116 replied on Tue, Apr 30 2013 1:36 AM

I have frogged plenty but never shaved the stitches away yet. I'll keep it in mind for big jobs.

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Patti replied on Tue, Apr 30 2013 8:21 AM

now all I'll need is an attachable magnifying glass and light.

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Karla replied on Tue, Apr 30 2013 11:59 AM

I'm frogging, too, still, but DH has hid the mustache trimmer from me...guess I'll need to go out and buy my own.  

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Roxana replied on Tue, Apr 30 2013 1:35 PM

There is such a thing as "The Quick Ripper" made by a company in New Mexico. I bought one at my LQS and love it! Check it out before you purchase.

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I love mine. She shows in a video how it works.

 

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MNnancy replied on Wed, May 1 2013 7:46 AM

Oh, sure...   everyone here laughed when I posted the picture of the Wahl mustache trimmer I purchased at a quilt expo last winter.  It seems they are now all the rage!   The gals here at the quilt retreat I'm attending right now keep borrowing mine.  LOL


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Donna B replied on Wed, May 1 2013 12:02 PM

MNnancy:

Oh, sure...   everyone here laughed when I posted the picture of the Wahl mustache trimmer I purchased at a quilt expo last winter.  It seems they are now all the rage!   The gals here at the quilt retreat I'm attending right now keep borrowing mine.  LOL

I remember Nancy...LOL!  It was a lot of fun giving you a hard time about that mustache trimmer...ROFLOL!  I just think it is hilarious how Wahl has managed  to "re-purpose" their left-over "out-of-fashion" mustache trimmers to the delight of thousands of quilters.

 

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I second that!

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Dixiech replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 9:14 AM

i have one too.i just have to be careful not to be too aggressive or I can cut a hole in my fabric

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MNnancy replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 4:29 PM

Dixiech:
be careful not to be too aggressive or I can cut a hole in my fabric

Yep, I did that once when I tried to hurry.  Honestly, I don't use mine much unless I have a LOT to unsew.


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