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Thread: DIY needle threaders

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    ​Aren't those cute! I think I would bring my needle to the store to make sure I could get a fine enough gauge wire to go through the eye easily. If you bought a reel of wire, you could make a whole bunch for your sewing friends for Christmas.

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    I would love to have someone make them for me. I would buy the supplies and then never do anything with the supplies. Hate to admit how often that happens. What is it they say about good intentions?

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    That looks like a great idea!! I am definitley going to give this a try. I seem to go through o many needle threaders just tying off and burying threads after quilting and this looks like an inexpensive way to go. Thanks for posting!
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    That's a great idea. They look great. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quiltingcandy View Post
    I would love to have someone make them for me. I would buy the supplies and then never do anything with the supplies. Hate to admit how often that happens. What is it they say about good intentions?
    Unfortunately, that sounds like you were describing me!!
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    I just love this DIY thanks so much I can make oodles for my friends also.
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    Those are darling! Especialy when you can personalize them. Cute gift for a fellow sewer. Thanks!

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    thanks!! Great idea and should save $$$ over the longrun

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    have anyone try the threader for dental floss? You can find them at any store, where the toothbrushes are. I haven't tried it, but read somewhere that that would work too.

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    Thanks for the great site.

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    I have tried the dental threaders and they work on large eye needles, but not the short quilters that I use.

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    Love this idea! I think that they would also sell at guild shows!

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    Those are cute Never tried the dental threaders But in the past ordered from Nancy and Clothide the threaders. they are long with 2 thin wires at the ends and big hole in the middle to put thread in. Find them great for a the machine and hand needles. Last yr. received catalog from Newark dressmaking supply & they have a new one called Flexi-needle threaders # N718 for $3.00 for 35 of them. This Company has 2 catalogs & they are Newark dressmaking supply and Home Sew Inc. Order the catalogs and in both books you find coupons for 2.00 off shipping & other items. They sell quilting,sewing,craft supplies. Also telephone # is 1-800-736-6783 They are located in Pa. Sorry this is so long.

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    I bought this at Joann's with a coupon: https://www.shopfonsandporter.com/ca...eading+needles

    As long as the thread is not too thick it works great.

    Here's a link to Joann's website: http://www.joann.com/search/_self%20...ing%20needles/

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    What a great idea.

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    Great idea! I'm forever losing them or breaking them!
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