Different types of upholstery pins

and needles

These popular heavy-duty upholstery pins are excellent for securing all types of fabrics - pierces the thickest fabrics and stuffings all in one pinning!

They are manufactured from top quality nickel plated steel They are super durable with sharp sharp working ends. These have an easy to grip ring and are 3 1/2 inches long.

The T pin is one and one half inches long. It is excellent for temporary pinning of heavier fabrics.

The straight double point upholstery needle is usually 10 to 12 inches long and is 12 gauge. It is used to sew springs to webbing stuffing to burlap and attach back buttons. The double point permits sewing down and up without turning needle around.

A twist pin is a clear corkscrew decorative pin used for holding arm cover or slipcovers in place.Can also be used to hold the bed skirting in place. The twisted shape keeps covers securely in place for long periods of time. You can use a #22 button cap to upholster your twist pin cap with a matching fabric.

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