A needle threader can be actually really just a computer tool for helping put ribbon throughout the attention of a needle. Many forms exist, even though a frequent type unites a brief period of wire bent into a diamond structure, with just one corner held with means of a parcel of tin-plate or even plastic. The user moves the cable loop through the needle eye, so enters the rope through the cable loop, and lastly pulls both loop back through the needle by the grip, which pulls through the thread. The most common needle threader with the type gets got the image of a woman in profile into the plate handle.
I got to confess, I still have a box full of them. As you get older or have bad sight, they make sewing so much easier. That thread gets harder and harder to get in that needle eye hole as it gets smaller!
Yes, they are called needle Threaders. One of the handiest things ever made…. Have you ever used one?
A needle threader is a device for helping to put thread through the eye of a needle. Many kinds exist, though a common type combines a short length of fine wire bent into a diamond shape, with one corner held by a piece of tinplate or plastic. The user passes the wire loop through the needle eye, passes the string through the wire loop, and finally pulls both the loop back through the needle by the handle, which pulls the thread through. The typical needle threader of this type has the image of a woman in profile stamped into the plate handle.
Another type of needle threader is mechanically operated. These may be part of a sewing or embroidery machine, or standalone tools.
How to Use a Needle Threader
- Take the needle threader in one hand, and the needle in your other hand.
- Insert the wire loop on the needle threader through the eye of the needle.
- Hold both the needle threader and needle in one hand, while keeping the loop of wire on the needle threader through the eye of the needle.
- Insert your thread through the loop of wire on the needle threader.
- Pull the thread through the loop so that you have a tail of least a few inches in length.
- Fold the tail over to meet the other thread.
- Hold both lengths of thread together.
- While holding both threads, pull the wire loop of the needle threader out of the eye of the needle.
- Once the wire loop is out of the eye, release the tail end of the thread.
- Pull the needle threader off the thread. This will bring the tail end through.
- Pull the tail end of the thread until both threads are equal in length.
- Holding both lengths of thread together, tie a knot near the end and pull it tight.
- This will trap the needle in the loop of thread and allow you to sew with doubled thread. If you prefer to sew with a single thread, tie a knot in only one of the threads, not both.
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