A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,787
Currently Running With Scissors:
672 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 [2]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Leather vs. Lazy Machine- can it win?  (Read 3416 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2012 06:45:31 PM »

leather needles are sort of wedge-shaped so they cut, not tear the leather.  Get them on ebay if not locally available.

Don't use glue of any kind with your sewing machine.  Use paperclips as edelC suggested or bulldog clamps made for holding papers together.

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." - Scott Adams
Offline Offline

Posts: 2326
Joined: 26-Jul-2005

Inspiration without application is moot.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2012 10:31:21 AM »

The only Leather needles they had were from Schmetz(Sp?) and the woman at the counter said she didn't know if they would fit my machine. And tape sounds brilliant!

I realize this post is old, but may I?

Schmetz needles are a good brand of needle. I have used them almost exclusively for years, including the leather needles, in both my Brother and Bernina sewing machines.

A needle not fitting your machine would be rare. That part of the sewing machine has not really changed much in the last 120 years or so.

This is a very good bit of info on different needle sizes.

« Last Edit: September 19, 2012 10:41:54 AM by rottenlittleboys » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2]  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Hot Maxi Dresses for Spring
Coachella Style Guide With Alessandra Ambrosio
Music Festival Fashion Must Haves on a Budget
We Spy: Will You Wear the Socks With Sandals Trend?
How to Update Your Spring Wardrobe on a Budget
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters
@Home This Weekend: Rustic Wreath

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.