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Thread: Needles: quilting vs. universal?

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    I was told, as a rough guide, to always start a new project with a new needle. I'm shocking at leaving the blade too long though, till you end up just about swinging on the end of it to make it cut!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueChicken
    I was told, as a rough guide, to always start a new project with a new needle. I'm shocking at leaving the blade too long though, till you end up just about swinging on the end of it to make it cut!
    Someone must have once told me to start every DECADE with a new needle, :lol: !

    I have just ordered some quilting needles and I WILL be better at changing them in future, but I think every PROJECT is a bit ambitious! :wink:

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    LOL

    You only had to change them every decade back when they were hand chiseled out of bone dude! lol

    Oh... and you had to go and spear the mammoth first! ;-)


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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueChicken
    LOL

    You only had to change them every decade back when they were hand chiseled out of bone dude! lol

    Oh... and you had to go and spear the mammoth first! ;-)
    :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    I use a universal needle to piece and a quilting needle to do the machine quilting. Don't know when the last time was that I changed my rotary blade though.

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