How to make a perfect knot at the end of your sewing thread

A quilter’s knot makes a perfect knot for hand sewing:

Make an overhand knot near the end of the thread.  (see diagram) 
diagram A

Hold the knot between the forefinger and thumb.   (see diagram)
diagram B

Pull the thread tight.  Your knot will fall precisely where you wanted it and it will be perfect.

For a larger knot, loop the thread two, three, or four times in step one.

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