For easy insertion of elastics and cording. Instructions:Insert elastic into waistband and sleeve casings. Draw cording through tubing and casings. Weave ribbon and trims. Slide ring down toward loop to open bodkin. Insert elastic or cording between tweezers teeth. Slide ring back toward teeth to tighten bodkin. Slip bodkin into casing to insert elastic or cording. TIP - Round corners of elastic to help it slide through casing easier.