Is anything more frustrating and time-consuming than trying to thread a needle? You squint, and try and miss, and feel like a clumsy idiot because your fine motor skills just aren’t capable of doing such detail work without enduring dozens of failures before you achieve success. It’s such a pain in the ass that people use the phrase “trying to thread the needle” to convey something that is especially challenging and difficult.
But what if there is a better way to thread a needle — like the simple method shown in this Chinese language YouTube video? We’ve been let in on an ancient Chinese secret! This is the kind of thing that just might make me do more sewing!