It's easier for a camel to pass through an eye of the needle than a rich man to get into heaven...and it's not much simpler to get an actual thread through. Too many easy DIY clothing repairs and fixes have been thwarted from the getgo because it's never not frustrating to thread a needle.
The trick, says Sebastian Sandersius of Bison Made, is to snug up as close as possible to the end of the thread, so the slack can't go all crazy on its way into the eye.
To get a full demonstration of the technique, head to The Art of Manliness - The Easiest Way to Thread a Needle
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