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Thread: What size needle?

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    What size needle do you use for machine piecing? I have read to use a 9, someone else told me 11. Some of the info is confusing. Is it an individual preference? I have a simple Brother machine, if that makes a difference.

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    the needle size is dependant on the thread being used-
    visit a thread site (like Superior threads) they have free charts you can print off that tells you exactly what needles to use for what threads/weights/types-and what each needle is good for.

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    9 seems awfully small for quilting quality fabric and 50 weight thread. I use an 11 most times.

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    Thank you both.

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