Measure multiple equal distances. Use for quick accurate spacing between buttons, buttonholes, hooks, eyes, dress pleats, drapery pleats, pleats, pleats and smocking. Measure accurate angled or straight strips for quilting or for use with the Bias Tape Makers. Also makes an ideal knitting gauge! Flexible and lightweight; silver finish. Expands to 24″”. The expanding sewing gauge gives you quick and accurate measurement. It's quick and easy to use. It has unlimited uses. It works in sewing, crafts and even gardening and cake decorating! Directions for use: For one-handed use on each end, bend the gauge several times. Lay it over your garment (or craft). Extend it to desired length for perfectly measured, equal spacing and accurate spacing. Bend the gauge so that each straight is the same desired distance from each other for points.Check with a straight ruler and adjust if necessary.