Originally Posted by aquinn73
These tips are great! My tip is to run your needle down an unscented candle to make your needle slide easier through a stack of material or ribbon. The wax 'lubes' it up and you do not have to worry about grease stain that you may get when using a petroleum based product.
i never thought about waxing the needle!
but i have been watching the videos where their thread gets tangled/looped and shout at my computer screen that there's a solution!
i always run my thread thru a beeswax candle - no twisting/knotting. they also sell it in a little plastic container at the sewing store notions just for this purpose. http://sewtrue.com/Store/Beeswax-with-Holder-P534.html
i wish the ladies making these utube videos would use it cause i cringe every time it happens to them!