HEAT TEMPERED  LONG- ARM NEEDLES SCHMETZ QUILTING NEEDLES FOR LONG ARM QUILTERS

 

These are the 3 most common needles used in many long arm quilting machines. Please note that there are two numbers that are very important. First the system number. This describes the characteristics of the needle, its length, and groove type, point, and other factors. Everything EXCEPT THE SIZE. The size, or thickness of the needle from the point to the shank is stamped on the needle. The only way to get a system number is to have the original package, or instruction book with the machine. There are several system numbers which are the same needle, so it is confusing. The 135x7 and 16x257 only differ less than 1/2 of a millimeter in the shank size. Therefore a machine that requires a 135x7 needle would accept the needle in the needle bar, however when tightening would tilt the needle and damage the hook, or strike the needle plate. A machine that requires a 16x257 will not have a hole large enough for the 135x7 so you would not be able to accidentally insert it into the bar. Some machine (like the A-1) take a longer needle (135x17) so be sure to measure length.

The length described is from the top of the needle to the top of the needle eye. The thickness shown is that of the shank (top part of needle) only.

Note: Needle systems to right of needle picture are interchangeable.

SYSTEM

1738

SY2270

16X231

16X257

DBX1

DBX257

287WH

1738A

16X95

HT16x257 box of 100 needles please select size (NOT FOR GAMMILL)

 

Standard Schmetz needle pkg-100 $29.95 (NOT FOR GAMMILL)
SYSTEM

134

797

SY1901

SY1905

135X5

135X7

DPX5

DPX7

HT135x7 box of 100 needles please select size (FITS GAMMILL) Standard Schmetz needle pkg-100 $29.95 (FITS GAMMILL MOST COMMON NEEDLE)
SYSTEM

135X17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HT135x17 box of 100 needles please select size Standard Schmetz needle pkg-100 $34.95

 

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GAM00652 NEEDLE BAR THREAD GUIDE NEW Improved Design Fits high on the bar, more clearance

GAM00653 REPLACEMENT BOBBIN CASE

CTG Ceramic Thread Guide

FSP Adhesive 

THR4000 QUILTER THREAD STAND ATTACHES TO MACHINE HEAD

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