Mini Wonder Clips from Clover Needlecraft Inc. are a great alternative to pins. The small size works well with miniature patchwork, doll clothes, and all work that requires holding pieces together in tight sections. The Mini Wonder Clip is small and strong, opens 5/16 in. (8mm) wide and has a firm grip; hold layered sections of sewing projects, piping, binding, etc. without distortion. Easy to see and easy to find when dropped on the floor. Clip base is flat for easy feeding to presser foot, and is marked with 1/4 in. (7mm) and 1/2 in. (12mm) seam allowance markings. Works well with Sergers! Package of 50 assorted color (green, yellow, red, blue and purple) Mini Wonder Clips in a translucent plastic storage case.