Crafts

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Braille Bulb Ornament

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments. Fabric paint applied to a glass ornament creates a tactile image. Using a Simulated Braille Technique (see entry), a braille message can be added to the ornament. Required supplies include fabric paint in a variety of colors, round or bulb-shaped glass ornaments in solid colors, and a wine glass to support the bulb during decorating. Place the bulb in the wine glass to support the bulb. With fabric paint, ma

Butler Floss Threader

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. The sturdy nylon fiber is looped with a space large enough to fit a finger through. Also good for sewing maching threading.

Door Hanger

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments or door hangers. Fabric paint applied to a precut craft foam or wooden door hanger creates a tactile image. Using a Simulated Braille Technique (see entry), a braille message can be added to the hanger. Required supplies include fabric paint in a variety of colors, wood or foam door hanger, foam shapes or other tactile pieces (numbers, letters, shapes, or designs), and a glue gun. Write a name or message on t

Easy Threading Needles

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.

Easy Threading Needles

The Easy Threading Needles are easy thread sewing needles designed for use by individuals with low vision, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. The V-shaped opening above the eye catches the thread and, with minimal pressure, the thread drops into the eye.

Flex Mini Clip-On Magnifier

The Flex Mini Clip-on Magnifier is a magnifying lens for a needlework hoop designed for use by individuals with low vision. This rimless magnifier clips onto a small embroidery frame, clipboard, table edge,or similar surfaces, This magnigier has a high-quality main lens with 2.25 X magnification (five diopter) and an insert lens with 4X magnification for spot checking. DIMENSIONS: The main lens is 3.5 inches and the insert is 0.75 inch.

Heavyweight Self-Threading Sewing Machine Needles

Heavyweight Self-Threading Sewing Machine Needles are self-threading needles designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. These large needles have a separation just under the machine head for threading.

Needle Threader For Sewing Machine

The Needle Threader for Sewing Machine is designed for use by persons who are blind, have low vision, or limited dexterity. The user loops the thread over the hook, puts the hook through the needle hole using the guides, then pulls the thread back through the needle. This threader is made of plastic.

One Second Needle Threader

The One Second Needle Threader is a easy thread sewing needle designed for use by individuals who are have fine motor disabilities or limited dexterity. These needles have an opening near the bottom of the eye that allows the thread to slide in. The user loops the thread, slides it along the top edge of the needle, and waits for the thread to catch in the eye. The set includes 4 large and 4 small needles.

Pre-Threaded Sewing Needles

The Pre-Threaded Sewing Needles are threaded sewing needles designed for use by individuals with low vision, fine motor disabilities, or limited dexterity. Designed to eliminate the need to manually thread needles, these sewing needles are packaged in a kit that contains 10 pre-threaded needles with 10 different thread colors, one safety pin and two buttons. The needles can be re-used as standard sewing needles when the thread runs out.

Seam Lite

The Seam Lite is a lighted sewing aid designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with ripping out seams and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (included). Replacement batteries are available.

Self Threading Needles

Self Threading Needles are designed to assist in threading for individuals with limited dexterity or visual impairments. These self threading needles have a small groove at the top of the needle eye to catch the thread. Package contains six needles.

Self-Threading Needles

Self-Threading Needles are self-threading sewing needles designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. These needles have an eye at the end with a separation for threading.

Simulated Braille Technique

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments, decorative items, and clothing. Using plastic craft canvas as a template, fabric or textured craft paint or ink to make a tactile dot. To practice, the technique, lay a piece of plastic canvas on a sheet of paper and visualize the holes in the canvas as the dots that make a line of braille cells. Using the top three rows of the canvas, practice making the alphabet or the braille sign for "for" by inserting t

Snag Lite

The Snag Lite is a lighted sewing aid designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with repairing snags in fabric and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (Included). Replacement batteries are available.

Spread Eye Needle

The Spread Eye Needle is a self-threading needle designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. This steel needle has a large center slit. The thread is placed into this slit, and pulled gently until the needle is threaded. This big eye needle accommodates threads and yarns of all sizes, and can be used for sewing, embroidery, crewel, cross stitch, or beading. One needle per package. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 inches long.

Textured Die-Cut Ornaments

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments. Fabric paint applied to die-cut ornaments creates a tactile image. Using a Simulated Braille Technique (see entry), a braille message can be added to the ornament. Required supplies include die-cut shapes of craft foam or flat shapes of other stiff materials, soap flakes, corn syrup, tempera paint, hole punch, and ribbon or yarn. Punch a hole in the top of each shape to hold a ribbon or yarn hanger. Use one

Thread Lite

The Thread Lite is a lighted needle threader designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with needle threading and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (Included). Replacement batteries are available.

Wire Loop Needle Threader

The Wire Loop Needle Threader is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. The user pushes the metal wire loop through the needle, inserts the thread through the loop, pulls the thread and loop back through the needle together, and finally removes the threader.

Wire Loop Needle Threaders

The Wire Loop Needle Threaders are sewing aids designed to assist in threading needles for individuals who have little dexterity in their hands, or who are blind or have low vision. They are sold in packages of two.

Witch Hexe Needle Threader

The Witch Hexe Needle Threader is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. The user lays the thread across the groove in the threader, places the needle eye-down in the chute, and presses the button. A small loop of thread pops out at the end of the needle. The unit comes with a small spool stand, a thread- cutting attachment, and instructions. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 2 x 2 inches.

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