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Schmetz Twin Needle


A Twin needle is perfect for embellishing with sewing techniques like Heirloom work. The pair of needles work toghether to echo your stitch pattern.

  • Fits most domestic sewing machines
  • System code: 130/705 H ZWI
  • Pack of 1 twin needle
  • Size of actual needles 80/12 – best size for general sewing
  • Space between needles 2.5mm or 4mm
  • This twin needle is not suitable for stretch sewing

More Information

If you’re looking to do some heirloom sewing or decorative work, then try a twin needle. Use two spools of thread up-top and a bobbin underneath, and put this twin needle in instead of your standard needle and your stitch pattern will repeat. CAREFUL – if you are using a wide stitch, hand-turn first to be sure your twin needle doesn’t strike your foot.

Some things to sew with a Twin 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

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.