Schmetz Sewing Machine Needles


Schmetz Sewing Machine Needles

Known worldwide as the industry leader in sewing machine needles.

Choose Type and Size – Universal, Topstitch, Embroidery, Microtex, Quilting, Metallic, Jeans, Longarm, High Speed, Hemstitch or Twin



When you think of a quality sewing needle, you think SCHMETZ! Since 1851 SCHMETZ has been the leading manufacturer of quality sewing machine needles in the world.



Below you will find a listing of basic machine sewing needles, their descriptions, normal uses and available sizes.

Needle Eye Comparison Chart


Denim/Jeans Needle —Modified medium ball point and reinforced blade. For denim and similar fabrics. Advanced point design is a SCHMETZ exclusive. For penetrating extra thick woven fabrics, denims, or quilts with minimum needle deflection, reduced risk of needle breakage and skipped stitches. Available sizes: 70/10, 80/12, 90/14, 100/16, 110/18, Assorted, Twin.

Embroidery Needle — Designed for rayon and polyester embroidery applications. Available sizes: 75/11, 90/14, Assorted, Twin.

Jersey / Ball Point Needle — Designed for sewing on knits and some stretch fabrics. Available sizes: 70/10, 80/12, 90/14, 100/16, Assorted.

Leather Needle — Designed for leather, artificial leather and heavy non-woven synthetic applications. Available sizes: 70/10, 80/12, 90/14, 100/16, 110/18, Assorted.

Metallic Needle — Designed with an enlarged polished eye to accommodate specialty threads by preventing shredding. Available sizes: 80/12, 90/14, Twin.

Microtex/Sharp Needle — Sharp point for straight stitches on delicate and microfiber fabrics. Available sizes: 60/8, 70/10, 80/12, 90/14, Assorted.

Quilting Needle — Special taper to shaft and slightly rounded point to prevent damage to material sewn in layers. Available sizes: 75/11, 90/14, Assorted.

Stretch Needle — Designed for synthetic suedes or elastic knitwear. Designed with a deep scarf to prevent skipped stitches. Available sizes: 75/11, 90/14, Twin.

Topstitch Needle — Extra sharp with an enlarged groove to accommodate large diameter threads and dense fabrics. Available sizes: 80/12, 90/14, 100/16.

Universal Needle — General sewing of knit and woven fabrics. Slight ball point. Available sizes: 60/8, 65/9, 70/10, 75/11, 80/12, 90/14, 100/16, 110/18, 120/19, Assorted, Twin, Triple.

Additional information

Needle Type

Universal 60/8, Universal 65/9, Universal 70/10, Universal 75/11, Universal 80/12, Universal 90/14, Universal 100/16, Universal 110/18, Universal 120/19, Universal Asst 70-100, Embroidery 11/75, Embroidery 90/14, Topstitch 80/12, Topstitch 90/14, Topstitch 100/16, Microtex 60/8, Microtex 70/10, Microtex 80/12, Microtex 90/14, Ball Point 70/10, Ball Point 80/12, Ball Point 90/14, Metallic 80/12, Metallic 90/14, Quilting 75/11, Quilting 90/14, Jeans 70/10, Jeans 80/12, Jeans 90/14, Jeans 100/16, Jeans 110/18, Twin Needle Universal Wide 6.0/100, Double Hemstitch 2.5/100, High Speed 90/14, Longarm 4.5/100, Costume Cosplay Pack


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