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What's A Little "Secret" Tip That Someone In Your Family Taught You That Everyone Else Should Know Too

Time to spill grandma's secrets.

Okay, so the other day I saw this tweet, and I was floored:

This was how Granma showed me how to sew in a straight nine.

Twitter: @AndersenAngus

The tip here is making little marks on your thumbnail so that all your stitches align at the same distance from the edge of the fabric.

I sew like, once a year (if that), but I still felt my life shifting under me once I gained this helpful information. It's a very tiny tip to greatly improve your life in a small way. But the small things add up, you knowwwww!

@AndersenAngus Brilliant! There is a saying “Any fool can make something complicated, it takes a genius to make it simple” - your Grandma’s tip is in the latter category!

Twitter: @tony_ogilvie

Obviously now I NEED MORE TIPS, not just sewing related. So tell me: what's something simple but useful that you learned from someone in your family? Share it with us so that we can also benefit from your grandma's (or aunt's or parent's or second cousin's) wisdom.

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It can be about anything, as long as it's helpful!!! So please, comment below (with pictures if you can), and you might be featured in a future BuzzFeed post.