Who is that lady on the needle threader?

Answer The image embossed on the aluminum handle of a needle threader is commonly that of Queen Victoria's head, as the threader originated in Victorian times. Individual sewing companies might instead us... Read More »

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Who invented the needle threader?

Carl J. Schuster of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was awarded a patent for a needle threading device by the U.S. Patent Office on Nov. 12, 1946. The patent number is 2,411,118. He applied for the patent on... Read More »

What is an automatic needle threader on a sewing machine?

An automatic needle threader on a sewing machine threads the needle for you. The thread will go into the eye of the needle on its own. The instructions vary by sewing machine model, so check the in... Read More »

Does boiling a tattoo needle in water&alcohol sterilize the needle?

Boiling water is insufficient for sterilizing tattoo needles, and alcohol is just a disinfectant. Only an autoclave can properly sterilize tattoo equipment. Go to a licensed artist trained in cro... Read More »

Pipe Threader Instructions?

Threaded pipe is the main component in residential gas and oil systems. The threads on the pipe create stronger connections than soldered joints and increase the blast resistance of the pipe should... Read More »