Mike's Sewing Machine Repairs

Schmetz Universal Needle


A Universal needle is your everyday all-rounder needle for non-fussy fabrics like cottons, chambray, and felt.

  • Fits most domestic sewing machines
  • System code: 130/705 or HAx1
  • Pack of 5 needles
  • Size 80/12 – best size for general sewing (don’t let the size on the image trick you)


If you’re sewing a bit of this and a bit of that, then a Unviersl Needle is for you. We love the 80/12 size for general sewing.

Some things to sew with a Universal Needle:

  • Batiste, chiffon, organdy, organza, taffeta
  • Chambray, terry, linen
  • Crepe, poplin, voile
  • Chenille
  • Cord, felt, jacquard, calico
  • Velour, wool/wool-mix fabric
  • Tulle, viscose, panne velvet, half-linen
  • Lavable, nylon, loden

Looking for something for heavier work? Try a Denim needle

Looking for something for stretch fabrics? Try a Stretch needle

Looking for something for fine fabrics? Try a Microtext needle

Generally suitable for your domestic Bernina sewing machine, Brother sewing machine, Elna sewing machine, Husqvarna VIKING sewing machine, Janome sewing machine, Juki sewing machine, New Home sewing machine, Pfaff sewing machine, Semco sewing machine, Singer sewing machine, Sterling sewing machine, Toyota sewing machine.