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Thread: WHICH NEEDLE???

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    I am working on some scarves that the fabric is sheer, is there a certain needle I should be using on my machine to sew these???

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    I would like to know also.

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    I would use a small needle, maybe 8 or 9. You don't want to tear the fabric but have the needle slide through it.

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    Ball point needle comes to mind, but they may be better suited for knits. Maybe google could help.

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    Found this chart and it may help you.

    http://www.sewing.org/files/guidelin...dle_charts.pdf

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    Great chart to follow. Thanks for the info. :thumbup:

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    Quote Originally Posted by dglvr
    Great chart to follow. Thanks for the info. :thumbup:
    ditto

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    thanks for the info everyone, it was very helpful. This is such a great board with so many knowledgeable people.

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