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Rhonda Pierce, Marketing Director and Sewing Educator for SCHMETZneedles.com, discusses SCHMETZ Household Needles and how often the needle should be changed. She also discusses why the needle should be changed.


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#5 EditorAnne 2016-03-21 04:29
I put my used needles in a sharps container from the drugstore. It's really for my cat's insulin needles, but I don't see why I can't put used sewing needles and pins in it. No idea what the drugstore does with them all, but I'm pretty sure they're not recycled, exactly.
#4 shirl 2016-03-04 20:43
We need to get a recycling going. I have a jar of needles and pins, Steel, could they be recycled?
#3 marsuz 2016-03-04 08:04
I change the needle every 4th bobbin. I just save them and when I get 4 in goes a new needle. Doing this seems to make my ME so much better FMQ smoother.
#2 Dora Chavarria 2016-03-04 07:12
I never knew that....learnin g only by what I was taught to me by my Grandmother. Way back when there was only a limited amount of stores, and most were brand limited as well. I grew more of an interest this last years first time ever going to a quiltshow in San Antonio Tx.I have the Jamone embroidery 5700 machine and Im eagered to start learning.Thank You so much for all the help and ideas that I learned and now even more online so again Thanks for all educated sessions and tips.
#1 Georgia Brown 2016-03-04 05:21
I have heard that there is a shrine in Japan where quilters leave their used needles after a project. It is a way of giving thanks for the help in sewing the project.
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