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Schmetz Microtex Needle


If your sewing project is getting a little bit fine and fancy then it might be time to switch to a Microtex needle. This is a finer needle leaving less of a hole in your specialty fabrics.

  • Fits most domestic sewing machines
  • System code: 130/705 H-M
  • Pack of 5 needles
  • Available in 2 sizes – 60/8 for very light fabrics and 80/12 for satins and polins
  • Careful! Don’t use your sewing machine’s needle threader for these

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For sewing finer more delicate fabrics, change to a Mircotex sewing machine needle. The special point enables accurate stitches in extremely fine fabrics, and leaves smaller needle holes for delicate sewing or visible fine topstitching.

Some things you might want to use a Microtex needle for:

  • Silk and microfiber fabric
  • Lining taffeta
  • Lamé
  • For coated materials where you want to reduce stitch holes like foil, oilcoth and synthetic leather

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.