Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mystery Sewing Object

Can you guess what this is? ........ you may have seen these before.

It is an automatic needle threader. Made in Italy.
I couldn't go past this bargain, purchased from a hospital op-shop for sixty cents.
You just place your needle according to size in one of the tubes, eye end down, lay your thread in the gap, slide the little black knob across, and this pushes the thread through the eye. Easy!!
Happy stitching,
Sandi x
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Joy said...

I've got one of those :o)!! And they really do work :o)!!
Joy :o)

CurlyPops said...

Oh wow, I've never seen one of those before. I'll be on the loolout just in case there's another lurking about at the oppy somewhere!

Sarah said...

Hey that is cool! I had wondered what it was before I read your note.

It would save me pricking myself and losing needles!

Janice said...

Bargain! Very cute! You'll be having lots of threaded needles at the ready for your next project.

Di said...

I do need to find one of these!

Christy said...

wow that is so clever! what a great find!

Suzie said...

That was a nice and useful buy! Love the pincushion on the background, lovely fabric with little chickens!

Mountainrose said...

I havn't seen one of those automatic threaders in years and years (at least 40) My Grandmother had one. My Great Aunt (Grandmom's older sister) Had two of them. Now I need one and can't find one anywhere.

Guðrún said...

Doesn´t this take more time than doing it yourself :)