Speedy Stitcher

Sewing heavy material, by hand, in a snap.  Since 1909.

The Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl, is a hand tool that can be used to sew any heavy material. It’s a helpful tool to have around the house, farm, workshop or any place where leather, canvas or vinyl has to be sewn or repaired.

Every Speedy Stitcher is Made in the USA and comes with our signature high-tensile waxed thread and custom-made diamond point needles.

With a little practice, it sews a perfect lock stitch every time - just like a sewing machine.

Uses for the Speedy Stitcher include:

  • the assembly and repair of leather goods, 
  • canvas tarps,
  • climbing and camping gear, 
  • book binding repair, 
  • saddlery and tack items, 
  • athletic equipment, 
  • even shoes and belts.

The Speedy Stitcher was originally patented in 1909 by Francis Stewart of Central Massachusetts.  Mr. Stewart, a prolific inventor, introduced the Speedy Stitcher to the marketplace where it has remained in constant demand for over a century. Today, Silver Creek Leather Company is proud to continue the Speedy Stitcher legacy and manufacture the same high-quality sewing awl in their Southern Indiana facility.

The Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl is a tool used by professionals and do-it yourselfers such as leather crafters, sailors, boaters, horse lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, athletes and coaches, just to mention a few. This is an all-in-one sturdy hand tool with waxed polyester thread and diamond point needles that is designed to sew a tight lock stitch, just like a sewing machine, with ease. Customers around the world call it, "indispensable."