10 Uses For Clothespins That Have Nothing To Do With Drying Your Laundry

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Clothespins have been carrying the weight of our wet sheets and delicate unmentionables for more than 160 years. They’ve put up with being banished to the backyard clothesline or laundry room, but that stops today! There are so many other ways to use the versatile clips and none of them have to with drying your clothing.

Clothespins can act as needles when sewing piping or bindings

Clothespins can act as needles when sewing piping or bindings

 

Keep the germs from your kitchen gloves off the counters by storing them under the sink

Keep the germs from your kitchen gloves off the counters by storing them under the sink

 

Keep your spoon from slipping into the pot while you’re cooking

Keep your spoon from slipping into the pot while you're cooking

 

Need an apron? Pin a dish towel to your clothing and you’ll be good to go!

Need an apron? Pin a dish towel to your clothing and you'll be good to go!

 

Store your scarves in a chic way that saves space too

Store your scarves in a chic way that saves space too

 

Guests will never guess these adorable planters are made from old tuna cans

Guests will never guess these adorable planters are made from old tuna cans

 

Make a fun photo wall with clothespins and Polaroid photos

Make a fun photo wall with clothespins and Polaroid photos

 

This adorable clothespin wreath is perfect for the 4th of July

This adorable clothespin wreath is perfect for the 4th of July

 

Hang this in your laundry room and find all your socks’ missing mates

Hang this in your laundry room and find all your socks' missing mates

 

Stop hurting your fingers because of bad aim with this hammer trick

Stop hurting your fingers because of bad aim with this hammer trick