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The Speedy Stitcher can be used to sew any heavy material. A handy tool to have around the house , farm, or any place where heavy material has to be sewn. Suitable for awnings, tents, sails, handbags, upholstery, auto tops, shoes, saddles.... Made in the USA
A high quality sewing awl which is more like a hand sewing machine. Thread is contained right in the handle of the awl. Comes with two needles and thread. Size: 4 1/2" x 1 1/2". Weight: 3 oz. The Speedy Stitcher is ideal for repairing tents, awnings or any heavy fabric.