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.
Alterations For Special Conditions: Clothing Made Difficult To Remove.
--- "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.
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.
--- "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.
DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Wooden holder and clamp for embroidery hoop. Clamps to table, chair or lapboard. Nonslip swivel adjusts up or down, tilts to any position. Hoops, 10 or 8 inches.
-DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ----- PURPOSE: To stabilize needles for threading. Corks can be used to stabilize needles during threading. Applying purchased self-adhesive cork circles to each end of a spool of thread creates a ready-to-use needle stabilizer.
DISCONTINUED (Verified 11/2001) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Crafter's Extra Hand, model K10178, is a clamp on needlework hoop designed for one-handed crafters or those with arthritis or weak hands.
The Deluxe Sewing Machine Magnifier is a magnifier for a sewing machine designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier attaches to the machine with self-adhesive tape to aid users in threading the needle.
Easy Threading Needles are easy thread sewing needles designed for use by persons with limited dexterity, or who are blind or have low vision. The metallic needle's square eye is easier to thread than standard needle eyes. DIMENSIONS: 0.5 inches long.
The Embroidery Hoop is a clamp-on needlework hoop designed for people with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This hoop can be used for knitting, crocheting, darning, and embroidery and clips to tabletops up to one inch-thick.