Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting "cures from the cupboard." They are authors of Bottom Line's Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line's Household Magic. They are authors of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips.
Published Date: April 25, 2012
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Use a bar of soap or a thick candle as a pincushion. When you take a pin or needle out of the soap or candle, it should glide through the fabric with the greatest of ease.