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I was recently asked to review a pack of Gütermann threads that came with an assortment of Prym hand sewing needles and a set of Schmetz universal machine sewing needles. There were ten reels of 100 meters 100% polyester threads, a brand I regularly use for general sewing, in a range of popular colours. Due…

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I recently went to a wedding in London and would be passing a “new to me” quilt shop on the way – it would therefore be rude not to stop! Whilst wandering around I spotted that they had Schmetz Gold needles. I had not come across these before although I have always used Schmetz in…

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In part one of this occasional article Jon and Callum from Barnyarns introduced the basics about Schmetz needles. But what if something is not going quite right. Here’s what they said Needle Breaks Needle Technology has become so advanced now that Schmetz actually produce a specific needle for actual applications. One of the main problems…

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Jon and Callum from Barnyarns have a lengthy relationship with needles and thread, so when we wanted to learn which needles are best we asked them.  This is the first part of a three part series. The information will interest quilters, machine embroiderers and anyone who sews. Whilst they are talking about the Schmetz brand…