Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl


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Model # 491621 | Mfg # C916 | UPC # 687758049583

Sewing heavy material by hand is a snap with the Speedy Stitcher, since 1909.

Sew any heavy material with the Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl. It’s a helpful hand tool to have around the boat, house, farm, workshop or any place where leather, canvas or vinyl has to be sewn or repaired.

With a little practice, this hardwood-handled awl sews a perfect lock stitch every time—just like a sewing machine. The Speedy Stitcher was originally patented in 1909 by Francis Stewart of Central Massachusetts, and it has remained in constant demand for over a century.

The Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl is a tool used by professionals and do-it yourselfers such as leather crafters, sailors, boaters, horse lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, athletes and coaches, just to mention a few.

Key Features

  • Every Speedy Stitcher is made in the USA
  • Includes signature high-tensile waxed thread and custom-made diamond point needles
  • With a little practice, it sews a perfect lock stitch every time - just like a sewing machine.
  • Uses including assembly and repair of leather goods, canvas tarps, climbing and camping gear, saddlery and tack items, athletic equipment, even shoes and belts
  • Kit includes awl, straight needle, curved needle, bobbin of coarse thread, 30yd. skein of waxed thread and easy-to-follow instructions.

Speedy Stitcher Instructions

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Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl

Name Value
Color Tan
Length 30 Yards
Size Course
Type Tools


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Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl


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