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How to use a bodkin

How to use a bodkin + tons of other sewing tips & hacks

Photo credit: The Sewing Loft

So you made your casing and now you need to get a little piece of elastic all the way through? Or maybe the drawstring on your sweatshirt has come out and you’re wondering how to fix it? You’ve got 2 good options.

Thread elastic through casing the easy way!

  1. Pin a safety pin to your elastic. Insert the safety pin into the casing and carefully work the safety pin through, making sure not to lose the other end inside your casing.
  2. Use a bodkin. Learn how to use a bodkin at The Sewing Loft.

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