When sewing the flat side of the needle faces the left or right side of the machine?

How is a sewing machine needle inserted correctly?

Insert your needle on the hole of your needle insertion tool. Push it as high as it can go. Tighten the space using your finger.

Do all sewing machine needles have a flat side?

The main parts of the needle are the shank, groove, eye and point. Shank: The shank is the top part of the needle that fits up into the needle clamp of the sewing machine. The front side of the shank is rounded, and the back side is flat. The flat side of the needle always goes toward the back of the machine.

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