A Canvas Needle For Your Kit

There are all kinds of needles. The canvas needle in particular is a fairly heavy duty strong needle which could be used for all sorts of applications. It’s primary function — sewing-stitching canvas type material, lends itself towards stitching most any material into useful things, be it heavy duty or light duty. Only your imagination will limit it’s use.

For a survival kit, a canvas needle could provide solutions for many additional things including that of it’s primary design. You might consider including one in your preps.

Here is a list of a few additional uses for a canvas needle…

The tip of a canvas needle is pointed, but with triangular flat sides at the tip. It is slightly more than 2-inches long and about twice the thickness of a typical sewing needle. They can typically be found in a pack of ‘Repair Needles’ commonly found in some fabric stores.

Sewing and stitching enables repairs or new creations

The inner strands of Paracord could be used as thread

Punch small holes through objects to string together

Makeshift eating utensil; poke and hold food

Writing utensil – dip in ink substance

Test ‘doneness’ of baked goods

First Aid emergency stitches

Sterilize and clean a wound

Fishhook; bend and bait

Scratching and scribing

Clean under fingernails

Remove a splinter

Make a compass

Tip of a spear

Straight edge

Toothpick Weapon

Add your own additional uses for a needle or canvas needle…

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Source: modernsurvivalblog.com

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