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Sewing Tools116 of 1871940's Singer Sewing Machine Automatic Zigzagger set COMPLETE1951 Husqvarna imperial sewing accessories, tin and instruction manual
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    Posted 7 years ago

    TeddyBarky
    (5 items)

    Hello,

    I was hoping somebody could help identify this wooden tools purpose.
    It looks like it may of been used for sowing of some kind.
    There is no writing on it, just a metal hoop and needle.
    Any help would be grateful.

    Thank you
    Stuart

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    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      Old hand stitching sewing tool. I have one also not quite sure how it works but it is for sewing .
    2. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-TOOL-Wood-Metal-Rug-Punch-Sewing-leather-Craft-Needlepoint-Folk-Art-/171379795408?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27e70825d0
    3. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      Working end looks like this was used on leather.
    4. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      I think so to fhr something heavy duty . Mine was in My Grandmothers sewing box I was thinking she may have used it on something very heavy but never quite figured out the threading of it and how it slides and why ?
    5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      I have only ever seen them used on patchwork quilts long ago. They were different than this but basically similar in design.
    6. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      My Grandmother made quilts fhr you may be on to something . It might pull the yard through so she could tie knots on quilt ! :-) When you put 2 pieces of fabric along with the wool in middle it is pretty thick to tie together ! Good going I bet that is what she used it for , Gee your so darn good you get a xoxo :-)
    7. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      As I recall....watching one of these being used was like the way they do latch hook rugs now days. There was a system to it that looked difficult but if you knew how to do it then you could make it look easy.
    8. TeddyBarky, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the info guys & gals, much appreciated.
      Please have a look at other items I have posted, see if you can help identify anything else.

      Thank you
      Stuart
    9. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 7 years ago
      I agree, rug hooking tool. The needle would push the material thru a burlap backing to make hooked rugs.

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