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    Organ machine needles?

    With cost of machine needles going up, I wondered if anyone had used the needles made by Organ? They seem to be less expensive than the Schmetz that I have been using. Any other brands you like, please list.
    Lizzy in La.

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    I use only Organ needles in my embroidery machine. I use Singer and Schmetz in my regular machines usually only because some came with them or I need a specific one that I can run to Hancocks and pick up.

    Organ is my favorite brand.

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    I have used them and I am happy with them. The only problem is that they are not as readily available as Schmetz.

    I only purchase my Schmetz when on sale or I can use coupons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nanamoms View Post
    I use only Organ needles in my embroidery machine. I use Singer and Schmetz in my regular machines usually only because some came with them or I need a specific one that I can run to Hancocks and pick up.

    Organ is my favorite brand.
    Thanks for the response. I will try the Organ needles.
    Lizzy in La.

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    My two straight stitch only machines came with organ needles and recommend using them. You can get deals on them and don't seem pricey to me. Sewingpartsonline.com have them and sewclassic and All brands, I'm sure there are others. I use Schmetz sometimes, because I have them. Considering everything else needles are very cheap. I use size 14 or 16 for machine quilting. I use a new needle when I start quilting, if the previous needle is still sharp and no burs I use it for piecing.
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    I use the Organ Titanium topstitch coated needles. They stay sharp for months and the topstitch has less thread breaking.
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    It's all I use. I buy them buy the bulk on ebay and they are very reasonable.

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    Ditto - Organ is the ONLY needle I use. I have a friend who runs a quilting supply business from her home, so I buy from her in bulk.

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    There is a yahoo group that buys in bulk and the group orders when there is enough orders to fill from the members. I am a member and no problems at all in my orders. It's called Needlecoop.
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    You might also want to check with your sewing machine shop. I have a Bernina and while they suggest using the Organ needles for embroidery, I asked about regular sewing. I was told if you were straight stitching it was fine but something about them is just a little different (can't really remmber but was thinking a little longer) and that it wasn't suggested to use them in a stitch that goes back and forth - like a zig zag. I just remember something in the back of my brain so have shied away from them except when embroidering. If you can afford it get the Schmetz from Joanns when they have their 50% off notions - I got lucky and stocked up when they had that and then an additional 20% off. Am set for at least the next year

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    I only use Organ and I love them. I can use my needle threader on my machine much easier than the Schmetz.
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    I use them and have had good luck with them. I order them from Newark Dressmaker Supply catalog or Home-Sew Inc. Both are good companies to order from.
    Last edited by maryb119; 12-06-2012 at 03:49 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quiltstringz View Post
    . I was told if you were straight stitching it was fine but something about them is just a little different (can't really remmber but was thinking a little longer)
    This is very confusing to me. The shop that I take my machines to informs me that Singer needles are the longer ones.

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    Amazon sells 100 Organ needles for less than $10 right now. If you are already ordering something else you could probably get free shipping on them too if your total order is more than $25.

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    You can get these in bulk on needlecoop on Yahoo. I can't post Yahoo links here so you will have to search the Yahoo groups. They will be having a buy in January I think. They end up being about 6-7 cents a piece. They order all kinds and I use topstitch needles for everything except my mid-arm. I have a Pfaff 7570 and Brother 2002 that I use these needle in without problems. I have also bought from this coop and have not had any problems.

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    My Janome Magnolia came with a pack of Organ needles. That's all I've used!

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    I've used Organ needles for years -- ever since my first Mongomery Wards machine. Their needles were made by Organ but carried the Mongomery Wards label. I purchased 100 of mixed sizes on E-Bay for something like $8.95 with free shipping. A real bargain.

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    I too only use Organ needles. I get them in bulk on ebay...
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    I like organ, but they are the more expensive ones here...

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    I use Superior top-stitch titanium coated. they are made by Organ but they last 4 times as long so even though they cost about $1 more per pack it is cheaper based on the fact that you do not have to change them with every project.

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    I use organ needles for my six needle embroidery machine. In fact that is what Babylock recommends. I have never had any problems with them.
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    I use Organ needles all the time. You can buy them in bulk of 100 of one size and that makes them very well priced.

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    I have had a Bernina since 2004, and have never used anything but Organ needles in it. Never had a problem. If you need your needles immediately, I would suggest going here: http://ctsusa.com/ I buy my needles by the hundreds, and get free shipping. You might want to look there also.

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    Which of the organ needles do you use with a mid arm quilting set-up?
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    Sally

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    I only use t he Organ needles. In fact I have about 3 pkgs. I wouldn't be without them.
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