A piece of canvas sewed across a sail to strengthen it in the part where the eyeletholes for reefing are made.
A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.
A ring formed by twisting on itself a single strand of an unlaid rope; also, a metallic eyelet in or for a sail or a mailbag.
Make two eyeletholes in the back of this, and insert a draw-string.
Illustration: The Blouse is fastened with eyelet holes and ribbon velvet.
Illustration: This shows the method of faggoting, the stem-stitched hem, and the raised eyelet hole.
The centre of theeyelet hole is cut away on the back.
The eyelet holes were next worked, and the method is shown in the diagram.
He then ran a greased rag in the eyelet of the wiping-stick and swabbed the barrel out, leaving the breech-block open for a while, thus cooling the barrel, in order to have that gun ready for use when my own gun got too warm.
In this way a small eyelet at each place was scorched so that the marlinspike could be worked through, and by reaming it a little, soon had the eyelet-holes all completed.
The eyelet is worked in overcast stitch, then work the upper part of the blossom all in one piece as far as the beginning of the veining, thence the blossom is worked in two halves.
Reef pioints, pieces of small rope passing through the eyelet holes of a reef-band, and used reefing the sail.
Eyelet punch, a machine for punching eyelet holes and fastening eyelets, as in paper or cloth.