What is a threader?
A threader is a small tool that helps you to thread your sewing machine needle. It’s especially useful if you’re working with a small needle or if you have trouble seeing the eye of the needle. By using the threader, you can avoid frustration and save time.
How to use the threader on your sewing machine
1. Start by loosening the needle screw on your sewing machine. This will allow you to access the needle easily. 2. Take your thread and place it through the hole in the spool pin. Make sure the thread is coming from the back of the spool. 3. Thread the machine’s thread guide, which is usually located just above the needle. Make sure to follow the path of the guide. 4. Next, bring the thread down and through the take-up lever. You’ll find this lever on the side of your machine. 5. Continue to thread the machine by bringing the thread down and through the needle bar thread guide. This guide is located just above the needle. 6. Finally, thread the needle. This is where the threader comes in handy.
How to use the threader on your needle
1. First, make sure that your needle is in the correct position. It should be in the highest position possible. 2. Take the threader and insert it through the eye of the needle. Make sure the flat side of the threader is facing towards the back of the machine. 3. Hold onto the threader and place the end of the thread through the small hook on the threader. 4. Pull the threader back through the eye of the needle, and the thread will be pulled through with it. 5. Remove the threader from the needle, and you’re ready to start sewing!
FAQs about how to use the threader
Q: Can I use the threader on any size of the needle?
A: Yes, you can use the threader on any size of the needle. However, it’s much easier to use the threader on smaller needles.
Q: How often should I replace my threader?
A: Threaders are durable and can last for a long time. However, if you notice any damage or wear and tear, it’s best to replace it.
Q: Can I use the threader for hand sewing needles?
A: No, the threader is designed specifically for sewing machine needles.
Now that you know how to use the threader on your sewing machine, you can enjoy your sewing projects without the frustration of threading the needle. By following these simple steps, you’ll be able to thread your needle like a pro in no time!