Finishing Off a Short Thread

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How do I finish off a short bit of thread?

Finishing Off a Short Thread

To finish off a short end of floss, thread it under backwards. Instead of using the point, push the eye end of the needle under other stitches. A pair of tweezers or a rubber thimble may help in pulling the needle through.



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