The seemingly endless variety of straight pins can be daunting, unless you break each pin down into its five main components: head, point, thickness, length, and metal content. Just figure out what your needs are in each of the five areas, then seek out a pin with those qualities. This new 480 pieces assorted colours ball head pearl straight sewing pins each 35mm long is suitable for holding the pattern to the fabric, for holding the fabric together in preparation for sewing, for keeping things in place for pressing, and so much more. The multicolored ends make them easy to spot within your craft project, The traditional tomato pin cushion is a popular and reliable pin cushion. It is used for storing needles and pins safely and in an organised way. It has a small strawberry attached to it which has emery powder inside. This powder is abrasive and allows the strawberry to be used to sharpen pins or needles and to clean off any rust.