Hand sewn eyes for sails

First picture shows the eye and how the brass ring is stitched around the eye, next showing the finished covered brass eye ready for the thimble that is pressed inside the brass ring. This is a technique that goes back many years before the use of stainless pressed eyes for sails. It is an old traditional technique that is still requested by some for traditional and classic sails.

Hand sewn eyes for sails

Hand sewn eyes for sails

Hand sewn eyes for sails

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