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Correct machine needle for a metallic brocade fabric?

dmeo's picture

I've been having trouble with the (new) needle snagging the fabric.  The fabric is a medium weight.  I tried a size 70 and a size 80 universal.  Should I be using a sharp?

sewchris703's picture

Schmetz metallic needles (post #35929, reply #1 of 2) Schmetz makes a needle just for metallic fabrics.


dmeo's picture

Thank you!  I'll head to the (post #35929, reply #2 of 2)

Thank you!  I'll head to the store tomorrow.