Every now and again I see something on Pinterest or around the Blogosphere that inspires me to grab my supplies and have a go at it. This needle threader was a quick project on the couch one evening as I browsed the net. After seeing this project on a blog called Wild Olive and then seeing this beading on Flickr, I combined the two to make my threader.
I used some left over felt from Plushka’s Craft that I used to make an iPhone Case. The wire is 32 gauge which is very fine – fine enough to slip through a needle eye. Some green embroidery thread and some beads from my stash and I was ready to create.
I followed the steps on Wild Olive without the decoration on the felt. Instead of glue to hold it closed, I blanket stitched around three edges. Down two sides, I added a bead to the thread between each stitch to create the decorative edge. Easy and pretty!
How to Use a Needle Threader
- Push the loop of wire though the eye of the needle.
- Slip your thread though the loop of wire.
- Pull the wire and the thread back through the needle – all threaded!