Sewing Machine Needles

Schmetz (Embroidery) Spring

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(Embroidery) Spring

  • Size: 80/12.
  • Colour Code: None (Needle size only).
  • Coating: Nickel.
  • Point Shape: Slightly rounded point.
  • Special Feature: Spiral springs replace the presser foot.
  • Feature: Has a spring around the needle, which assumes the function of the presser foot.
  • Feature: A great general purpose needle with a slightly rounded point. Spring needles combine the function of a darning spring on the needle itself. This needle is a dream for free-hand machine embroidery or monogramming in a hoop without a foot.
  • Fabric Use: Terrific for free motion and embroidery. Remove foot for easy viewing of stitches.

    If you have never sewn using an Embroidery Spring Needle, beginning to work with one can feel somewhat unusual. Even the appearance of this special Universal Needle is greatly different from other needles; the spring that surrounds the needle takes on the function of the presser foot.

    Sewing with Embroidery Spring Needles, also called freemotion sewing, needle painting, or freemotion quilting, is actually easier at the beginning if you increase the sewing speed significantly. To do so, the material must be moved slowly to prevent the stitch length from becoming too large. If you would like to start at a lower speed, we recommend moving the material very slowly, otherwise you run the risk of breaking the needle. Depending on the machine, you may have to reduce the thread tension (use a smaller number or turn to the left with older machines).

    To be able to sew with the Embroidery Spring Needle, prepare your sewing machine as follows: Lower the feed dog as described in the operating instructions (you may not be able to lower it with certain types of machines; the feed dog toothing will be covered by a corresponding part). Remove the presser foot and lower the presser foot bar. Then insert the Embroidery Spring Needle and thread as usual. First apply a straight stitch and then begin with normal thread tension. We recommend doing your first stitching attempts on a scrap piece of fabric in order to check the thread tension. The stitch should look the same from both sides of the fabric.

    To lock the stitches, first sew several stitches onto the same position. After this you can continue to sew using stippling or other designs, for instance.
    Create freemotion embroidery using a zigzag stitch: Begin as normal to get a feel for it. To create a satin stitch, move the material very slowly.
    "Sew write" your name to create a personal touch.
    Use multi-colour threads to create a special effect.
    Determine the stitch length yourself via manual feeding.
    Use washable or tear-off interlining for stabilization purposes.

    Schmetz German-made sewing machine needles have been made to the highest quality since 1851.
    Only Schmetz provides sewers worldwide with the consistent quality that sews the perfect stitch every time.
    While other companies attach fancy names to discounted cheap needle products, Schmetz pursues an active development and research program aimed at continually improving the performance of its needles ensuring that Schmetz sewing machine needles with consistently pull through the demands of the most challenging sewing applications and projects.
    Some people don't realize that the sewing machine needle is the most important element in the stitch forming process.
    Many needle companies wish they could match the amount of time, detail and quality of material that does into making every high quality Schmetz needle.
    In terms of sewing satisfaction, the price of using cheap discounted needles always exceeds the cost of the purchase!

    Using the correct needles for every different sewing applications makes all the difference to your sewing!

    Suitable for Singer, Brother, Janome, Frister & Rossmann, Bernina, Pfaff, Elna, Jaguar, Quilting Club, Husqvarna and all other household sewing machine brands.

    We are an official Schmetz UK stockist and we stock a huge range of sewing machine needles including Universal (Regular), Jersey / Ball Point, Stretch, Jeans / Denim, Leather, Quilting, Embroidery, Overlock, Metallic, Hemstitch / Wing, Topstitch, Quick Threading / Handicap / Easythread, Microtex, Double Eye, Spring, Twin, Triple etc.

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