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Remington stitch mate

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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.

Posted on Apr 17, 2014

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SOURCE: all stitches skipping and i replaced the needle

Providing you have put the needle in the correct way round if the machine is still skipping stitches you may need to retime it, email me if you need timing instructions but remember to give me your make and model drivewithken@blueyonder.co.uk

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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