|| Needle Point
|| Needle Sizes available
|| Used for
| Ball Point
| Has a rounded point.
|| 70 for lingerie, nylon, jersey
80 for T-shirt
90 for sweatshirt fleece
| Has a more rounded point and a blue anti
cling coating. Yellow marking at top of needle.
|| Anti-cling coating helps to prevent
skipped stitches in knits, elastic and sometimes used on Ultrasuede,
vinyl, and plastic.
|| Double needles with ball points and
larger scarf. Blue bar above needles.
| Used for hemming and for sewing double
needlework on knits. Larger scarf prevents skipped stitches on right.
|| A compromise between a sharp and a
ball-point needle, with the idea that it can be used on both woven and
| 60 for very fine batiste
70 for broadcloth
80 for trigger and gabardine
90 for denim, twill
100-110 for canvas
| A sharp point. Blue marking at top of
|| Sharpness of needles makes it better for
use on denim and woven fabrics where a clean stitch is desired.
|| A sharp point with a thinner shaft.
Purple marking at top of needle.
|| Assorted packs
|| 60 for silk, batiste, lace and
|| A thinner more tapered point. Green
marking at the top.
|| Assorted Packs
(75 & 90)
| Design of needles causes less damage to
fabric when seaming and cross seaming.
|| A sharp point with a larger eye and a
|| 100 & 110
or in packs
| For use with heavier threads - the larger
groove cradles the heavier threads.
| Sharp needles with a large eye and
groove; also has a coating and a larger scarf. Red marking at the top
of the needle.
|| Use size 80 with embroidery, metallic or
decorative thread. Prevents shredding of rayon or metallic
threads. 2 threads may be used through the eye of a size 90.
| Two needles on one shaft.
| For pintucks, hems and decorative work.
|| Three needles on one shaft.
|| Use to create a mock smocked look as well
as other decorative effects.
|| Sharp point with a non-cutting wedge of
metal on either side.
|| Needle makes a hole in fabric without
cutting the threads of the fabric. Used for decorative and heirloom
work. Works best on natural fibres or on the bias.
| Double Wing
| One regular needle and one wing needle
on a single shaft.
|| Use as Wing above- makes one large hole
and one regular one.
|| Sharp cutting wedge.
|| Used for sewing leather only. Not for
vinyl or simulated leathers.