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At HowToSew.com you’ll learn how to start (and finish) basic sewing projects. Check out our free sewing patterns and tips for sewing, and get started!

What Machine Needle Do I Need for My Project?

Use this chart to figure out what machine needle size you need for your current project!

 

machine-needle and thread combination

 

**Note: Change your machine needle at the start of a project and/or after 8 hours of sewing.

 

For a more in-depth look at machine-needle and thread combinations, read this.

 

 

Learn to replace your sewing machine needle in this video.