Sewing and Needlework

"witch" Automatic Needle Threader (Model 04-16-03)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 4/1997) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Witch Automatic Needle Threader is designed to thread needles for individuals who are visually imapaired or have little or no mobility or strength in their hands.

Adapted Sewing Machine Controller

Description: 

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to operate a sewing machine. A plywood box was built to house the sewing machine foot pedal.

All Purpose Scissors (Model Bk7268)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Scissors. Molded plastic handle. 3 1/2 inch stainless steel blade. All purpose cutting, 8 1/2 inches long.

Alterations For Special Conditions: Clothing Made Difficult To Remove.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Demonstrates clothing that fastens in the back for persons who may undress at inappropriate times. Suggests putting zippers in the back of shirts and dresses, so they cannot be unfastened in the front.

Armada Easy-Spring Scissors

Armada Easy-Spring Scissors
Description: 

The Armada Easy-Spring Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis.

Automatic Needle Threader

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Small base with needle holder and place for spool of thread. Needle is threaded by pushing a button.

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Banded Scissor (Models 14703 & 14704)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED (Verified 11/2001) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Banded Scissor are self-opening scissors with a scissor action that closes with a gentle a squeeze on the handles, and opens with the help of a built-in plastic spring.

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Battery Operated Scissors

Description: 

Battery Operated Scissors are scissors designed for use by individyals with fine motor disablilities, limited grasping ability, or other disabilities of the hand. These scissors have powered blades and wide, easy-to-grasp shaft.

Battery Operated Scissors (Model 9080)

Battery Operated Scissors (Model 9080)
Description: 

Battery Operated Scissors, model 9080, are powered scissors designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities and grasping disabilities.

Bernina Handicapped (Model 830 H)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Portable model sewing machine for physically disabled, has large control knobs with projections to facilitate turning.

Bernina Needle Threader

Description: 

DISCONTINUED.(Verified 11/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Bernina Needle Threader is a needle threader designed for use by individuals with low vision or upper extremity disabilities.

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Blue Elite

Blue Elite
Description: 

The Blue Elite is an automatic needle threader designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Suitable for all types of needles the device is designed for ease of use.

Butler Floss Threader

Butler Floss Threader
Description: 

The Butler Floss Threaders are sewing aids designed to assist in threading needles for individuals with limited dexterity or visual impairment. Floss threaders are normally a dental item, but can be used to thread most sized needles.

Buttoneer

Buttoneer
Description: 

Buttoneer is a sewing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity and grasping disabilities, arthritis, low vision or amputation.

Byteswitch Sewing Machine

Byteswitch Sewing Machine
Description: 

The ByteSwitch Sewing Machine is a sewing machine with hand or mouth controls designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or lower extremity amputation or disabilities.

Caddy For Sewing And Knitting

Caddy For Sewing And Knitting
Description: 

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized free-standing caddy for sewing and knitting supplies for elderly individuals with heart problems and osteoarthritis.

Chest Operated Sewing Machine.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Provides ability to operate a variable speed sewing machine without the use of hands. A mounting arm was developed with a chest pad to operate the lever switch of the sewing machine.

Children's Learning Scissors

Description: 

The Children's Learning Scissors are scissors designed for use with children with upper extrenity disabilities.

Children's Self-Opening Scissors (Models Pc 6356 & Pc 6356-01)

Children's Self-Opening Scissors (Models Pc 6356 & Pc 6356-01)
Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 09/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Children's Self-opening Scissors are designed for use by children with limited grasping ability or who have fine motor control disabilities.

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