What part of the needle carries the thread?
eye – carries the thread. point – penetrates the material by either parting the threads or cutting a hole in the fabric.
How does needle go in Singer?
Needle Flat Left – When sitting at your machine as if ready to sew, the needle should be installed with the flat side of the needle facing left. As you can see in the photos below, when the needle is inserted incorrectly the needle is moved over to the right ever so slightly.