We are very grateful to American mechanic Walter hunt who invented the safety pin in 1825. A simple looking safety pin is not so simple as it is made up of a pointed pin, a clasp and a spring which makes it so easy to use. Since then we have been using it in numerous places and the amazing thing about it is that its design still remains the same. Even accessories and jewellery designers have made a million bucks using its simple design. Let’s take a look at some of the practical Safety Pin hacks.
Here we have compiled a list of twenty five safety pin hacks which may solve many of your day to day problems in a much easier way.
We find it very hard to organize small earrings, fine bracelets and anklet chain. And most of the time we end up missing one piece from the pairs making the other piece useless. So, by the help of these safety pin we can keep them together and in a much organized way.
These are a must in the first aid kit as they can be used as a band clip while dressing.
These safety pins can be very handy when you want to pierce tube or plastic bottles.
Safety pins makes rethreading an easy task by smoothly gliding the drawstring into your lowers or underskirts.
While knitting you can easily secure your stitch with the help of safety pins and you don’t need so many knitting needles to keep them right.
It’s always have been a nail biting task to zip back zippers. But by attaching a ribbon to a safety pin and then attaching that safety pin to zipper pull can make your task easy and quick.
If you don’t have a bag lock in your travelling bag or if it’s not working, then these safety pins can become your quick fix lock. You just have to simply pin those zippers.
The tear drop zipper pulls are a hard thing to pull as they easily slip from the fingers. Or if your zipper pull is broken, then by the help of these safety pins you can easily zip or unzip it.
In winters we always face the problem of static cling. Our clothes tend to get some charge and they stick to our body in uneasy manner. You can fix a safety pin inside your cloth to break that static friction.
If your dress doesn’t have an inside bra holder, you can use safety pins to fix them right. So these safety pins will take care of them and you can move freely.
It happens most of the time when you are halfway from your home or destination your footwear breaks off. But if you have a safety pin with you then you can easily mend it. These Safety Pin hacks are a great quick fix for slippers.
When we look for our socks often we find difficulty in finding the other pair of it. But if you pin them together, you will always have them together. And you can even wash them together, keeping them pinned always except while wearing them.
It can be used as a key ring and the biggest benefit of using safety pins as key holder is that you can pin it to your jeans. So these keys are safe with you and they don’t get slipped off.
While wearing a scarf we spend so much time in front of mirror to fix it right. But as we step outside our scarf starts flying in a wild manner. We can fix it right by the help of a safety pin.
We can’t imagine our sarees without safety pin. These safety pins help us in managing our saree and letting us to move with confidence.
These are the best alternative for ladies who are looking a quick fix for stitching. When you are in a hurry and don’t have any other alternative then safety pin will help you in fitting loose ends. It is a great way to fix any loose top when you wearing a shrug above it.
If the waistband of your jeans is a bit loose, then you can fix it right with the help of a safety pin.
If your hanging fixtures break up or if you are own wall decoration piece, then you can always use a safety pin as a wall fixture. They have high tensile strength and will not break with a load.
You can always elongate your short chains in the most stylish way. And if you want to make a style statement, then you add some oriented safety pin to your chains.
While going for a shopping in a crowded place we always have a fear of pick pocketers and the outside pockets of the handbag become always a victim. You can prevent these kind of mishaps by securing your zip with safety pin.
Often when you close your curtains and you don’t want day light to disturb you there is always some light peeping from the joint of curtains. You can fix this problem by pinning the open ends of the curtain.
This is a great idea for sorting and organizing spare buttons in your sewing kit by pinning them inside safety pin.
If you have kids at home then you really know how serious this problem is. Every time you have to fix your bed sheet right. But now let the safety pin work for you. You just have to pin four safety pins in four corners of your bed in a neat way and you will always find it proper condition.
You can always keep the open ends of the pillow cover intact with the help of safety pin for a neater look.
You can make your own DIY creative jewellery like rings, earrings, bracelets, anklets and neckpieces to make a fashion statement. There are a huge variety of ornate safety pins that you can use for making creative jewellery.
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