What can I oil my sewing machine with?
A variety of natural, safe and domestic lubricants can be used as effective sewing machine oils. Products such as olive, coconut and silicone oils that are normally found in the kitchen can be used individually or blended to create an alternative lubricant suitable for your own sewing machine oil ingredients.
How do you clean rusty sewing needles?
From the softest to the most agressive, here are 3 methods :
- Let the needles stay a few days in oil (mineral oil)
- Stick the needles into an onion. After 15′ wipe them with soft cotton.
- Put the needles in lemon juice and then put them in a box with fine salt and shake the box for a few minutes.