Janome Sewing Machine Needles
Janome Sewing Machine needles are suitable to use, no matter what type of sewing machine you use The most important tool used is the sewing machine is the needle, the type of needle used should be matched to the type of project you are undertaking.
Janome Red Tip Needles Price: $7.00
Janome Red Tip needle is a size 14 sharp point, which is good for general sewing of medium weight fabrics.
Janome Blue Tip Needles Price:: $7.00
The Janome Blue Tip needle is a size 11 ball point needle which works well on light-medium weight knit fabrics and is the recommended needle for light to medium weight embroidery. Also it works well when quilting with polyester thread.
Janome Purple Tip Needles Price: $9.00
Janome Purple Tip needle is a size 14 ball point needle specially designed for Janome machines. This needle is best for heavy weight knits and dense embroidery designs. It is the recommended needle for quilting with cotton threads.
The type and size of needle to use is determined by:
- Thread type: whether you are using polyester, cotton, rayon or metallic
- Thread weight: 12wt, 30wt, 40wt, 60wt, 90wt (The higher the number, the finer the thread.)
- Fabric type: knit, woven, densely woven, specialty
- Technique: general sewing, embroidery, embellishing or quilting
The sewing life of a needle is 8 hours. In that time, the point will become worn and stitch quality may become compromised. Keep a variety of needles on-hand to change regularly. A good rule of thumb is to use a new needle at the start of every project.
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