Take two or three threads from a strand of filoselle in your needle at once, and do not take too long a needleful.
I have a needle stuck in my dress now, with a needleful of thread.
When a needleful of worsted is finished leave the end hanging and start another.
Old Mis' Meade, translating this, held her breath and waited; but Amarita only sighed and took a needleful of thread.
The neatest way to finish these holes is to sew the edges over and over with a needleful of sewing silk.
The needleful should not be lengthy lest it gets worn before it is all worked in.
"I didn't ask you," said Jane, biting off a needleful of thread as she had always been strictly forbidden to do.
With a needleful of red worsted let the child sew upon this card three straight candles in stitches one inch long.