Leather Needles

Color Code:   LIGHT BROWN

Feature:   Cutting point.

Fabric Use:   Leather, artificial leather, heavy non-woven synthetics. Do not use on knit or woven fabrics.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per card.

Topstitch Needles

Color Code:   LIGHT GREEN

Feature:   Extra long eye.

Fabric Use:   Topstitch, heavy, multiple or poor quality threads. Achieve perfectly straight stitch lines and even stitches when using a straight stitch plate.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per card.

Quilting Needles

Color Code:   GREEN

Feature:   Special taper to the slightly rounded point.

Fabric Use:   Made especially for piecing and machine quilting. The special tapered design allows easier fabric penetration and helps eliminate skipped stitches.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per card.

Microtex Needles

Color Code:   PURPLE

Feature:   Very slim acute point.

Fabric Use:   Micro fibers, polyester, silk, foils, artificial leather, coated materials. Very thin acute point creates beautiful topstitching and perfectly straight stitches for quilt piecing when precision is paramount.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per card.

Jeans Needles

Color Code:   BLUE

Feature:   Modified medium ball point and reinforced blade.

Fabric Use:   Denim and similar fabrics. Advanced point design is a SCHMETZ exclusive. For penetrating extra thick woven fabrics, denims, or quilts with minimum needle deflection, reduced risk of needle breakage and skipped stitches.

Ball Point Needles

Color Code:   ORANGE BROWN

Feature:   Medium ball point.

Fabric Use:    Knits and some stretch fabrics. Made especially for sewing on knits. The medium ball point does not damage or break knitted fibers. Also known as Jersey Needles.

Embroidery Needles

Color Code:    RED

Feature:   Light ball point, wide eye and groove.

Fabric Use:   Use with rayon, polyester and other specialty embroidery threads. The special scarf, widened groove and enlarged eye protect fragile threads and guard against excess friction allowing trouble-free embroidery and decorative stitching.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per card.

HLx5 Needles

Color Code:   None

Feature:   A chrome-shank needle (similar to 130/705 H) designed specifically for high-speed professional quilting machines (i.e., Janome 1600 P series, etc.). This needle features a short shank and a slightly rounded needle point with a shank diameter of only 2mm.

Fabric Use:   Suitable for all common materials - jersey, denim, fancy fabrics, fake fur, etc.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per pack.

Special Point Needles

Special point universal needles. Chrome-plated with a reinforced blade. Has a medium ball point and is mainly for stretch and other elastic materials. Has a longer and wider eye than the normal Universal needle which makes the needle suitable for thicker sewing or embroidery thread.

Five (5) needles per pack.

Stretch Needles

Color Code:   YELLOW

Feature:   Medium ball point, special eye and scarf.

Fabric Use:   Elastic materials and highly elastic knitwear. The medium ball point, specially designed eye and scarf prevent skipped stitches.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per card.

Overlock Needles

Size: Assorted

Color Code: None

Feature: Has a sharp point suitable for all fabrics. Two assorted sizes: BLX1 (2-11, 3-14) and DCX1 (2-11, 3-14). Choose the system recommended by the machine manufacturer.

Quick Threading Needles

Color Code:   None

Feature:   Universal needle with a slip-in threading slot in the eye.

Fabric Use:   Numerous - wovens and knits. A general purpose needle for effortless threading. Formerly known as a Handicap Needle. Not for use with sensitive fabrics (i.e., silk, microfibre, etc.) because the slot might create pulled threads. It should also not be used for quilting as the fibers of the batting might be pulled out. Not recommended for use with Denim as the structure of the needle eye is too weak.

Quantity:   Five (5) needles per card.