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easy way to thread needle! (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 10/16/07 0:56 AM

Put the thread between the tips of both your fingers (can't think of correct name.....finger next to thumb!

Make sure you can see a little bit of the thread past the tips of your fingers...........guide it into the eye of the needle.

Try it.........it works great for me.



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Joey in Katy said...
I don't know, I still don't get it. If I could see the thread and the eye, then I wouldn't be having a problem threading the needle in the first place.
10/21/07 6:01 PM
cdc said...
I was having a hard time threading my Featherweight and got out my small magnifier. Voila. It was simple then. You can get these small magnifiers in a number of stores. The entire size is about as big as your thumb. Great for getting out small stickers/slivers as well.
10/29/07 3:59 PM
Klynch said...
I read somewhere to wet the needle. AND, it works for me every time.
10/30/07 12:48 PM
CM_Sews said...
You can see a video demonstration of this needle-threading technique at the very beginning of this video, at about the 30 second mark. I had never seen this technique before and was amazed at how well it works. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_EjBGz5vGQ&NR=1
1/11/08 4:42 PM

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