Bodkin

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What are some useful tools to have for sewing?

Bodkin

A bodkin is a small tool that looks like a miniature set of tongs that lock into place. This is an indispensable gadget for threading elastic, cording, or ribbon through a casing.

   

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9/25/2009 1:42:10 PM
EllenG said:

It was originally made by twisting wire to make a large eyed needle, and putting a cap on the point to make it blunt, or cutting a slot in a strip of metal to thread the cord or elastic or ribbon through.




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