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What is "needle maintenance?"

Using correct needle for job and not bending it.

Aug 27, 2017 | Sewing Machines

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I have an Sc9500, had to replace the needle. Now the automatic threader will not thread the needle. Any help?

When you installed the new needle, did you push it up as far as it would go before tightening? Is it installed with the flat part facing the correct direction? Also, is it the correct type needle for your machine? Is the new needle larger than a 75 (the smaller needle's eyes are too small for a threader)? Is the eye facing perfectly straight forward? Is the needle bar as high as it will go in the machine?

Aug 01, 2017 | Sewing Machines

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What kind or brand of needle do I get for my Necchi Omega Special Edition sewing machine?

Your owner's manual should tell you what type needles your machine uses. According to this site, 130/705 needles will work with your machine, are also very common, and are available in several brands: Schmetz, Janome, Organ, etc.

In addition, you will need to determine the needle sizes (60/8 through 120/19) as well as the needle point (universal, ball-point, sharp/microtex, top stitch, embroidery, leather...) so the needle is compatible with the thread and fabric you are stitching.

SCHMETZ Household Needle Chart

Be sure to change the needles frequently. A needle should be replaced about every 8 hours of sewing time. Sewists tend to skimp in this regard (although needles are the least expensive fix!), but the needle is the most frequent cause of sewing machine issues. So, if your machine begins to misbehave, the first thing to try is a brand new needle.


Jan 10, 2017 | Necchi Sewing Machines

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Replaced broken needle clamp, but presser foot blocks needle shaft from going all the way up & the drive wheel cannot complete a turn to pull thread.

I'd need to know what type of machine you have, but maybe you aren't putting the clamp on correctly. They are fussy! Be sure you have the flat side of the needle facing the correct way and that you wiggle and jiggle it while pushing up on the needle. Also, make sure you are using a new needle and not the old bent one. Sometimes the clamp will come in 2 pieces, so it may not have broken, just came undone.

Dec 30, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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I have just replaced the needle, now the machine "grates" when I try to sew. Any ideas on how to fix please? Thank you.

if it did not do the noise before the needle change , then the problem will be with the needle and the way it is fitted
remove and use another needle and make sure that it is in the holder properly

Aug 09, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Remington stitch mate

Hi Bobby B,

Do you just need new sewing machine needles? There are so many types it is dizzying. Go to a place like Hancocks, Joann's or Hobby Lobby. They will be able to help you. Nearly every type of fabric has a needle that will work the best with it. Good Luck! The needle most used is a 80/12. That is the standard needle.

Apr 13, 2014 | Sewing Machines

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Fixing a new needle on a sewing machine

Turn the hand-wheel counterclockwise until the needle is at the highest point. Lower the guide or presser foot. This will give the maximum room possible for working with the needle.
Turn the needle clamp screw counterclockwise until the needle comes loose. This screw is located on the side of the small
box, known as the needle clamp, that holds the needle in place.
Remove the old needle by pulling it straight down and then angling it outward. Place a new needle into the holding slot or needle clamp.
Tighten the new needle into place by turning the clamp screw clockwise until tight. Do not over-tighten the needle.

Here's a tip
Use a needle that is appropriate for the type of fabric you are sewing. Using the wrong needle may result in breakage and increase the number of needles to be changed
Over-tightening a needle can cause it to be crooked and break. Turn the clamp screw only until the needle feels stiff in place.

Aug 23, 2012 | Euro-Pro Shark 9110 Sewing Machine

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Needle hits the metal cam at the bottom beneathe presser foot.

Hi Nancy:

1. Your needle is now damaged. Replace it.

2. When you replace your needle make sure it is completely all the way in and the screw is tightened well.

3. Make sure your needle is adequate for the type of fabric and thread you are sewing. Heavy fabrics for instance need a strong needle... knits need a ball point... etc.

Mar 11, 2011 | Singer Sewing Machines

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I need a new needle? What type of needle should i be loooking for?

It uses a stand ard type of needle. Look for 15x1 or 705 as the system and probably a size 12/80 is fine. Doug

Oct 14, 2010 | Husqvarna Huskystar 207 Sewing Machine

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Friends broke needle on my euro pro multi stitch sewing machine.

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Where can I buy new needles?
Answer: The needles are universal and can be purchased at any sewingmachine notion department. The size and type of needles should beappropriate to the fabric used. See the needles and fabrics chart inyour instruction book.
has all the information including a downloadable manual (pdf file)

Jan 24, 2009 | Euro-Pro 9120 Computerized Sewing Machine

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