twin needle Archives - Totally Stitchin

by Kelly

Halloween Sewing Tip 4

October 22, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

Since most costume fabric is sheer, slippery, thick or furry remember to use the correct size needle for the fabric you have selected. - When sewing on leather, use a leather needle as it is designed to put in a slice, allowing the thread to lay in the hole. - A twin needle can be used to sew down 1/4” narrow ribbon.

by Kendra

Sewing with a Double Needle

June 17, 2010 in General, Videos

Double needles are great for decorative stitching, hemming, and heirloom sewing. In this short video: - Learn what size double needle Nancy Zieman recommends for heirloom sewing, hemming, and decorative stitching - Watch Nancy demonstrate how easy it is to thread your machine for use with a double needle - See a quick demonstration on how to stitch a perfect double stitch hem ...

by Kelly

Do you need a Twin?

April 30, 2009 in General, Tips & Tricks

Twin needles are commonly used for decorative stitching and also hemming knits. Twin needles have two numbers in their sizing.  The first number indicates the space between the needles.  The second number is the size of the needle.  So add some spark to your next straight stitch project, use a twin needle or be adventurous and try a triple! Check out ...
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