Eyelets are used to reinforce holes in leather, clothing, shoes, and other fabrics. Most common usage is to strengthen the holes for bootlacing but they are also good for making corsets and other laced clothing, plus curtains and other household items that require hanging from hooks. The Eyelet prevents the cord from tearing through the hole, thereby providing structural integrity.
Yester's Eyelets and Washers are available in brass, aluminum or iron; in their base metal or with popular finishes such as nickel and dull black chemical. Many sizes are also available.