invention of Sinew. Historical sinew which was used for sewing was the tendons of a deer or elk. But at some point in the past century someone invented the modern waxed polyester sinew which is a mandatory part of every Native craft box.
NEEDLE: Glovers Needles are for sewing leather. Each needle has a point with 3 sides to it which cuts easily through leather. Glover needle sizing are inverse of common sense. The largest needle is sized # 3 and the smallest is # 9. The most common needle size for sewing leather is either 5 or 6.