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Sewing needle There are so many types of sewing machine needles. Maybe you have found marks like SIZE 75/11. But what’s the number’s meaning? Well, they are both size. 75 is European bearing while 11 is American one. Below is a form about these two sizes: European 60 65 70 75 80 90 100 110 120 American 8 9 10 11 12 14 16 18 19 No matter European or American bearing, the needle will be thinner as the number getting smaller. How to choose a sewing machine needle? It depends on the thickness of your fabric. Thinner needle fits thinner fabric. It will left a hole if you use a thick needle on thin fabric, not nice, is it? On the contrary, a thin needle would be easy to break when used on thick fabric. So, should we buy all types of needles? Of course not. Size 11 and 14 is commonly used in ordinary families. Size 11 is for jaconet or cotton and size 14 for canvas, denim or quilting. For more you can choose size 9 and 16, size 9 for Wire netting knitted cotton, and size 16 for thick canvas. Key words: household sewing machine mini sewing machine portable sewing machine electric sewing machine domestic sewing machine ukicra sewing machine