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How to Thread a Sewing Machine: Step-by-Step Guide

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

Before you make your first stitch, you’ll need to set up your sewing machine. While the initial set up of a sewing machine may seem overwhelming at first, don’t worry—after a few sewing projects, it’ll feel like second nature.