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Sew Scientific

Hey, it's OK to drool on your sewing! Most sewers intuitively wet the thread when trying to thread a needle. But wait! If you wet the eye of the needle instead, you'll find it's suddenly easier to get the thread through that tiny hole. Turns out that the capillary action of the moisture draws the thread through. Who knew?!

Submitted by: J. Jacobi, Victoria, BC, Canada

 

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