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Where can I get good sewing pins?

655 days ago • 11 likes • 4 comments • 17 votes • 0 follows
Asked by Lou Hanson | Question date:  Aug 14, 2022 | Member since:  Aug 14, 2022

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I am looking for somewhere to buy really good sewing pins. I have bought loads in the past and they have all been really flimsy and bend really easily because they are so small and thin. Admittedly I did buy them quite cheap, but I do not mind paying more for some sewing pins that are going to last a reasonably long time. I was wondering to find some more heavy-duty pins that are a little larger?

A while ago my friend had some brilliant ones, but she didn't know where they came from as they were given to her when she bought a second hand sewing machine. She was kind enough to give me a few, but as I have started sewing larger pieces, I am finding that I need to buy a lot more. These are by far the best pins that I have ever used for sewing. I just can't find any more of them or where I can get them from. Please help.

These particular pins are quite long, with a while pin head which I think is made from glass. I would really love to get some more of these, but I have no idea where to start looking. I have been to my local sewing shops and they don't have anything like these. I asked the lady who worked there and she didn't know where to get them either. If anyone knows the name of these sewing pins and/or where to get them, I would really appreciate it.

Here is a picture of said sewing pins for reference. Hopefully I can find more as I would like to work on a lot more bigger projects knowing that I am using the right pins, that are strong enough to hold the fabric together while I am sewing.
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Where can I get good sewing pins? image one
Asked by Lou Hanson
Question date:  Aug 14, 2022
Member since:  Aug 14, 2022
Dawn Lawes(654 days ago)

The best sewing pins are the Prym glass headed pins 0.80mm x 48mm. They have a white glass pin head on them. It is most likely that these are the same ones as in your picture. I always buy the Prym ones. They are almost indestructible and will last forever.

Louise Richards(653 days ago)
I use these as well. They are by far the best sewing pins to use.
Nina Potter(634 days ago)
I use these Prym pins as well.
Lorina Elle(574 days ago)
I use the Prym pins as well. They are the best ones that I have found after trying quite a few. 
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Christina Linslade(654 days ago)

I use the Prym ones with the white glass head.

Diane Rick(631 days ago)
I use the Prym pins also. They are amazing.
Julia Anderson(570 days ago)
Me too.
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Astrid Parker(557 days ago)
I have just bought the Prym pins as well.