Which way does the flat side of a sewing machine needle go?

Do you thread a needle left to right?

Hold the thread to the left of the needle. Draw the thread down around the threader guide (or prong) with some tension and bring it from left to right in front of the needle.

Which way do I thread the needle on a sewing machine?

Winding the Bobbin. Place your thread spool on the spool pin. Place your spool of thread on the top of the sewing machine, on the spool pin. The spool should be turned so that the thread will be released counter-clockwise.

What controls the movement of the needle and thread take up lever?

Hand wheel controls the movement of the take up lever and needle; can be controlled by power or by hand; should ALWAYS be turned toward you.

What is the silver thing in my sewing kit?

A wire loop needle threader is a small metal disk, or handle, attached to a thin wire loop that you push through the eye of the needle.

How will you adjust the tension on bobbin thread?

To tighten your bobbin tension, turn the tiny screw on the bobbin case a smidgen clockwise. To loosen bobbin tension, turn the screw counterclockwise. A quarter turn or less is a good place to start.

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