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From where can i buy elna sewing machine needels? Pleace.


Consult your owner's manual for the size needles your machine takes. Usually, it is 130/705 needles.

If so, you can purchase this size from most any fabric, sewing repair shops, or online vendors. There are many manufacturers who make needles, ie Schmetz, Organ, Klasse, as well as Singer. Schmetz is readily available most places in the US. (IMHO, Singer needles are made more specifically for Singer sewing machines and may not work as well on a non-Singer machine. Most Singer machine manuals recommend using only Singer needles and some sewists have experienced problems when using a different brand.) You may have to experiment with brands if you have any problems with a specific manufacturer brand.

However, there is much more to choosing needles for your machine than the size and brand. The most important choices are to choose needles that suit the thread & fabric you will be sewing. Be sure to read up on the needle types (from smallest 65/9 to heavier 110/18) and the design/shape that will work best for you, ie sharps (for woven fabric) or ball-point (for knits), quilting, topstitch, embroidery, microtex, stretch, denim, universal, leather, etc.
"The European metric sizing system for sewing machine needles is numbered from 60 to 110. The American sizing system is numbered from 8 to 18. For both sizing systems, the lower the number the finer the needle and the higher the number the larger the needle. Most needle companies show both sizes on the package." (quote from Singer)

In addition, if your machine is capable, you may also be able to use twin, triple needles, wing, wedge point needles. The following will be helpful when you make your purchasing choices:

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Apr 26, 2016 | Elna Sewing Machines

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My buttonholer does 1 side then either stick at the top or stops short of the end. The shop suggests it is because the needle is not a Singer one. Could this be true?


No, they're coping out, probably because they don't have the answer. Singer has perpetrated this "myth" that only their needles work, and only their bobbins work, and both of them are false. It's kind of interesting, because Singer only makes ball point and sharps in limited sizes--no stretch, metallic, embroidery, jeans, or leather needles.

There is a widely quoted statement that their needles are slightly longer, and/or the eye is slightly different, and I have tested this extensively and both statements are false. Needles from any manufacturer differ in length according to their size--#9s for instance, are slightly shorter than #11s.

Just to pin them down, why don't you purchase their needles and give it a try? That will at least prove them wrong.

Jul 04, 2015 | Singer Sewing Machines

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Where can i find needles for a singer 306k machine ?


What type of material are you going to be sewing? Sew-Classic has 10 needle packages of the size 12 and size 14 needles for the Singer 306 for light (not fine) and medium weight material. (It's a 206x13 needle for the single needle. The twin needle is a 306x3.) See http://shop.sew-classic.com/206x13-Sewing-Machine-Needles_c46.htm .

http://www.allbrands.com/products/15221-schmetz-german-206x13-flat-shank-needles-100-size has some notes on alternative needles. The site has boxes of 100 size 14 and size 12 needles. (The size 14 needles are out of stock due to delays on the manufacturer's side.) https://www.college-sewing.co.uk/206X13-SIZE-90-PACK-OF-10-NEEDLES (size 14) needles in stock.

Unfortunately, I do not see any twin needles available for the 306K. I hope this helps.

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Feb 20, 2015 | Singer Sewing Machines

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What size needle do I purchase for my simplicity Pioneer ll sewing machine


contact one of these sites and ask them, I checked on the internet
and couldn't find anything about the machines needles, if it was me, I would try schmetz universal needles,that what I use in all my sewing machines, for cotton or flannel, but if I sew like stretch I would use
ball point, it depends on what fabric is being sewed what needles you
use,, but call or email these sites and ask them what they suggest
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Dec 11, 2012 | Simplicity Pioneer II SA200 Mechanical...

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I need new needles and bobbins how do I find right ones


You can use Schmetz needles and the bobbins are Class A or Class 15. Both can be found where sewing notions are sold.

You choose the needle size according to the type of fabric you are sewing. This should be in the manual.

If you need a manual, you can download from the Brother website.

Apr 23, 2010 | Brother XL-3500

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My machine is a Brother XL5600; I think I am having a shuttle hook problem. When I lower the sewing needle to "catch" the bobbin thread and pull through- it won't catch and pull through. I have changed out...


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Thanks for using FixYa. The upper thread could be tangled. Remove the thread completely from the machine. The correct size spool cap should be used for the size of the thread spool. Re-thread the machine according to the directions in the manual.

Place a spool of thread on a spool pin and check the upper threading.
Remove the bobbin and make sure the bobbin is threaded properly in the shuttle race. Remove any loose threads or lint in the shuttle race.

Also please check that the bobbin is installed in its case rightly. Needle thread is too tight. Hold the thread lightly to keep the end from going down into the shuttle.

The needle could be thread incorrectly. Thread the needle eye from the front to the back.
The needle could be bent or improperly inserted and install a new needle with the flat side of the needle facing the back.

Please do rate the solution and revert for further assistance.


Thanks
Rylee

Sep 26, 2009 | Brother LS-2125 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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The timing is off in my genie. How can I adjust this? When the needle comes down it hits the bobbin case instead of the oppening.


Are you sure it the timing. Have you check the needles. You must have the right needles for your machine.Check your manual for the correct size.

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