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What type of needles to I need for this machine in the hemline brand?

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Your machine supports 80/12 and 90/14 needle types. But there are many more types 80/12 and 90/14 needles according to your needs, eg.. embroidery needles or quilting needles. I would recommend you to use universal needles, you can find them here:
Click Here for 80/12 universal needles
Click Here for 90/14 universal needles

If you need further help, let me know.

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