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Staples made of cloth to make mending clothes easier
For anyone who cowers at the sight of a sewing machine,
or simply loves stapling, a cloth stapler is the convenient way
to bodge together tears in clothing or upholstery without the
need for learning complicated stitching and eliminate needle
The stapler would be essentially
a tiny manual sewing machine
feeding one stitch at a time, or if required staples may be stiff
at first like real staples to ensure proper penetration, and
gradually soften with use.
Like this? [xenzag, May 26 2019]
||I quite like the idea of stiff staples that soften later - perhaps
only in water? But how do you stop the soft staple from
||Can that "handheld sewing machine" be opened up like most
staplers, to fasten straight into something whose other side
||Why use mechanics when today we have computerized
||Cloth with a fray, is difficult to repair without weaving or knotting as in sewing. Staples can clamp but there goes the softness.
||[TheBamforth], Not as quick as your, yet to be fully evoked, flexible staples( those sewing tools can be temperamental). The solution awaits somewhere.