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5 ways UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers lend a hand

 

Yesterday, I talked about pins that are so effective for quilting, sewing and longarming. Today, I’ll talk about the new UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers. Tweezers are helpful for quilters’, sewists’, embroiderers’, longarmers’ and makers’ of all types because we’re always working with fine details to perfect our art.

 

UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers via: hakidd.com
UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers
via: hakidd.com

 

Unique longarm reverse-action tweezers, I have found to be especially excellent because they reduce the amount of hand fatigue when removing threads from quilts. As I squeeze the handles, the tweezers open up, when I release the handles, the tweezers close.

When the reverse tweezers are closed, they grab thread or tiny objects without any effort at all and hang on tight. I’m particular about the stitch quality, especially for custom quilts when working for customers. I seam rip and remove threads often. Having a tool that is ergonomically helpful and easier to manipulate is really fantastic.

 

UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers, push to open, precise and ergonomic and reduces hand fatigue.
UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers, push to open, precise and ergonomic and reduces hand fatigue.

 

These tweezers come with a rubber cap to protect the tips. I keep these on at all times when not in use just in case little people are in my studio and to protect those points. Safety first!

These reverse action tweezers are also essential for holding my machine needles when changing a needle and/or rethreading my machine. This is important because I change my needles and threads often on my longarm as I work away for hours with customer quilts and have frequent thread color changes.

These tweezers are strong and precise without causing hand fatigue and once squeezed open on the needle they stay tight and in place.

 

Changing my needle with UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.
Changing my needle with UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.

 

 

Rethreading with UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers.
Rethreading with UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers.

 

I have found these tweezers so practical when working on my domestic machine as well. I keep a pair in both my domestic sewing and longarm quilting areas.

For example: when working with paper piecing these precise pointed tweezers are extremely useful for pulling away the tiny paper bits for paper piecing, getting at the threads in seams, satin stitching, seam ripping, picking up tiny beads, sequins, embellishments, serger threading and so much more.

 

It's easy to pick up threads with the precise point and strong tip of the UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.
It’s easy to pick up threads with the precise point and strong tip of the UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.

 

 

Picking up beads and embellishments effortless with the UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.
Picking up beads and embellishments effortless with the UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.

 

 

UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers pick up the tiniest pins, threads, beads and embellishments with ease.
UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers pick up the tiniest pins, threads, beads and embellishments with ease.

 

 

It's so easy to add sequins/embellishments to your quilts with the UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers! A look at my mini cardinal quilt for November via: quiltingintheloft.com
It’s so easy to add sequins/embellishments to your quilts with the UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers! A look at my mini cardinal quilt for November
via: quiltingintheloft.com

 

I would call these UNIQUE longarm reverse-action tweezers one of the most frequently used tools in my studio and I’m sure it will be the same for you once you try them. To locate these tweezers, ask your local quilt shop or sewing store owner if they have these tweezers in their inventory.

Join me tomorrow, I’ll talk about thread nets and why they are very helpful for longarm quilters.

 

This is part 2 of 5 in this series.

Go to part 1: Unboxing 9 essential longarm tools for effective quilting

Go to part 3: How using thread cone nets improves quilting stitches

Robin Bogaert is a long arm quilter, creator and blogger at quiltingintheloft.com and has many years of quilting experience. Robin was the past owner of a quilt shop in Windsor, Ontario and now resides in Waterloo. Robin's roots in quilting are traditional, however she appreciates modern quilt design as well and considers the focus of work to be designing, teaching, trunk shows, free motion quilting, ruler work and thread painting. In addition to her passion for sharing all things quilting, Robin is busy with pattern design and sells her patterns on her website and with Craftsy.com. Robin was featured in the Summer 2016 and 2017 (Canada 150th) edition of Quilters’ Connection Magazine and is a new guest contributor at QUILTsocial.com.

2 Comments

  1. Robin

    Great I am sure you will find them useful Delaine 🙂

  2. Delaine

    These tweezers will make a very welcome addition to my sewing tool box. Thanks!

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