|I remember laughing as my mom struggled to thread a needle. Glasses resting
on her nose, she trimmed the end of the thread, sucked on it, failed to get it
through the eye of the needle and re-trimmed it. Some times she would curse,
"Why can't someone invent a better needle? We've been to the moon for
Eventually she would break down and ask one of us kids to thread it for her.
Then, just a few years ago, I realized it was me that couldn't get a limp piece of
thread through a hole I couldn't see. And it wasn't so funny. My mom died in
1976, but .I could hear her laughter as I struggled to get that needle threaded.
Surely someone had invented a better needle by now. So I went shopping for
one. I found an open eye needle called the calyx needle (it has an opening at
the top.) It was easy to thread, but the thread came out every time I used it. I
tossed the needle in the trash. Obviously no one was ever going to invent a
Forty years is long enough to wait for someone else to do something. I decided
it was up to me. So I did it. I did it for Mom. I did it for all the moms.
|Pam Turner invented the Spiral Eye needle in memory of her mother.
|Spiral Eye Needles
Never struggle to thread a needle again!
Patent # US 8,151,720 B2
Patent # Canada 2755302
Patent pending in Europe
|The Spiral Eye Needle logo and name are registered to PST Innovations, LLC.
The SENCH Needle logo and name are owned by or registered to PST
PST Innovations LLC
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