Toilet Pins (Large Pins)
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Beautiful black glass head toilet pins made from nickel plated high carbon steel. These big, strong pins measure 45 mm X 0.7 mm making them excellent for pinning heavy fabrics. No need to worry about bending your delicate dressmaking pins while pinning through many layered cargo pockets or working on a rugged canvas jacket. Each black box contains approximately 50 pins.
As the folks at Merchant & Mills explain, "Before the button became commonplace, many clothes were pinned together and a lady would have pins on her dressing table. The toilet pins come from and era when one would need pins for hats, corsage,etc. These are made in Spain and used to pin together layers of very thick fabrics."