Comparison of Home Sewing Machine Needle Features

A = Shank Diameter
O1 = Needle Length (butt to eye)

The Universal Needle is often used as a standard needle for all types of sewing projects because it allows easy processing of many materials. For those who sew a lot and place greater demands on seam quality, SCHMETZ offers a diverse range of special home sewing machine needles. The needle designations provide indications on the respective fields of application. This overview shows detailed information on the characteristics of home sewing machine needles compared to the Universal Needle.

Basic characteristics of sewing machine needles.