The speedy stitcher can be used to sew any heavy material. The perfect device for sewing any heavy material. Can be used with or without the bobbin. A handy tool to have around the house, farm, or any place where heavy material has to be sewn. Comonly used on awnings, tents, upholstery, shoes, sporting equipment, sails, auto tops, saddles, handbags, etc. Each speedy stitcher comes with high tensile waxed thread and custom made diamond point needles. Sews a perfect lock stitch every time. Includes: sewing awl, straight needle, curved needle, bobbin of coarse thread (tan) and easy-to-follow instructions. Definitely a great tool for repairing various items.
Sewing awl also know as a stitching awl is a simple tool with which holes can be punctured in a variety of materials, or existing holes can be enlarged. It is also used for sewing heavy materials, such as leather or canvas. Stitching awls are frequently used by cobblers (shoemakers) and other leather workers. Sewing awls are useful for making lock stitches. The action is likened to that of a "miniature sewing machine". Styles may vary, as they are adapted to specific trades, such as making shoes or saddles. They are also used in the printing trades to aid in setting movable type and in bookbinding.