Some of de 'omans would wuk fancy eyelets what dey punched in de scallops wid locust thorns.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The eyelets can be punched into the paper.
"Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son" by John Mills
He looked at Marian, already punching eyelet-holes in the heavy duck, with friendly concern.
"The Hallowell Partnership" by Katharine Holland Brown