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Needle Options

... and when to use them!

Ever wonder, am I using the correct needle for the job? 

Here are some quick notes about needles.

SHARP POINT or SHARP TIP NEEDLE:  

The standard needle used in embroidery is a sharp tip 75/11.

 

The 75/11 works best with the standard 40 wt. embroidery thread. This will work for most products and fabric types such as twill, fleece, and t-shirts. 


 

BALLPOINT NEEDLE:

Ballpoint needles can help prevent snagging on knit fabrics such as pique, loose knits, and beanies.

 

 

SHARP, CLEAN, SMALL LETTERING:

And finally, for a sharper look, or for cleaner small lettering, we suggest you try the 65/9 needle with 60 wt. thread. 


 

REMEMBER FOR BEST RESULTS: 

When ordering a design, always let us know what part of the logo you plan on using 60 wt. threat and 65/9 needles, so we can adust the density. 

* EXPERT TIP:   Always keep different spare needles on hand even if you don’t use them often. They could come handy in a pinch! 

 

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Jennifer Blue

Fascinating! Thanks for posting.


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Fraser Field

The needle information is helpful, thanks


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his should basically work with any add-on since it integrates with the existing system.


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John Edwart

I've read your article. Honestly, I've never read this type of informative and efficient article before. This article will help lots of beginners like me to build skills in embroidery. Love to read your incoming blogs too. Really appreciate your work and dedication.

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