Sewing Awl 101

Learn about a sewing awl and when and how you would use it.

Sewing awls are designed to create a perfect lock stitch, similar to the stitches produced by a sewing machine.

A sewing awl is a versatile tool primarily used for hand sewing and stitching heavy materials such as leather, canvas, denim, vinyl, and other thick fabrics.

The most commonly used thread for sewing awls is a waxed polyester thread.

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