Thread: stitch length
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Old 08-01-2020, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by sv aquavit View Post
How do I determine correct needle size? I''ll probably need to sew thru 4 layers of sunbrella at most and for only short bursts. Most other runs will be two layers.
I typically use smaller needles, 10 to piece with, I'll use 12s, and I typically quilt with 14s so I buy the 3 size assortment pack.

For something like this, I'd start with what I had on hand, so a 14 regular needle and if I didn't like the way it was working, I'd go up from there, if you are going to buy something I'd look at maybe a denim or top stitch needles, maybe something like this pack:
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