How to Select a Sewing Machine Needle Type

Sewing machine needles come in a variety of styles, sizes and types. This video should help you determine the type of needle you need for your particular sewing project. Needle types discussed are: Round Point (Sharp) needle, Ball Point needle, SD1 needle, DI needle and the Serv7 needle.

How to Insert a Sewing Machine Needle

Inserting a needle in a home sewing machine is easy, but what about needles that are industrial style and don't have a flat side on the shaft? It is more difficult to figure out how to insert them appropriately. We will show you the correct way to face the needle in your industrial or heavy duty sewing machine. We will also explain how to thread the needle.

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serv7 needles are great, long lasting and super for sewing with tenara thread

Great for heavy fabric

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These needles are very strong and long lasting. I use these needles to stitch through thicker and stiffer polyester and nylon webbing. These needles punch through very smooth without damaging the weave. Size #18 is perfect for the thickness of the material and allows me to use thicker thread that will show on the surface for a visual accent.