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« on: January 09, 2012 12:02:28 PM »

I was woking on several felt christmas ornaments and my &*()&* needle threader broke  Cry.It was the only one I had left too  Sad.Does anyone know of a better way to thread a needle besides those flimsy needle threaders?Ty.

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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2012 07:10:22 PM »

I cut a small rectangle of paper, the thinnest sides thin enough to slip through the eye of the needle. Like this:


Fold the paper in half lengthwise, place the end of the floss inside of the folded paper.


Slip the paper through the eye of the needle and the thread goes through with it.

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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2012 06:38:31 AM »

That's a really clever idea. Sometimes I use a little piece of tape on the floss and thread it through. I think Clover makes some sturdier ones.

« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2012 05:44:18 PM »

I use a self-threading needle. Makes life easer, and they aren't flimsy or break easily either.
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