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A vintage 'Magic Stitcher' is for sale on Ebay and Etsy. I have one without the instruction booklet. I really would like to find out what the instructions say about using it. It is a little thing about 6 inches long...kind of like a bullet shape..pointed on the end where you fasten a sewing machine needle. It does a 'chain stitch'...but how? There is a picture of it on the top of the box it came in...and shows sewing a chain stitch from the top of the fabric. I have been sewing for about 60 years....and never saw one of these before now. I found it at a thrift shop. Thank you.

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Hi, I found this blog. It sort of shows the instructions. I found one of them in a box of old sewing things from a friend. I thought it was an old fishing bobber LOL. Hope this helps.J.Leigh
http://www.alleewillis.com/blog/2010/06/10/allee-willis-kitsch-o-the-day-%E2%80%93-1950s-magic-stitcher/

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