Do you remember one of my purchases at Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival was an embroidery threader?
Now a similar threader can of course be made with a piece of paper:
This method is often found in embroidery books (Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, The Essential Guide To Embroidery...)
★The advantage of the paper method is that the paper is thin and a single strand of thread does not create any bulk.
★The advantage of Clover's threader is that it is sturdy and long lasting.
I have found my new threader very useful for threading those short strands of thread, orts, I am trying to use on my Pile 'em On project.