Sewing a Bridle

This how-to video is on tying knots and sewing loops in Nylon® strap for use as the bridle of a parachute recovery system (running time 11 minutes).

Watch directly on YouTube.

Here are the highlights from the video:

I purchased my Speedy Stitcher sewing awl from They also have a great selection of various types of rope, strapping and hardware.

See the Speedy Stitcher instruction sheet for more info on the tool.