Is a size 18 needle best for sewing terry cloth?

Answer On One Hand: Size 18 Is Too Big for Most Terry ClothA size 12 or 14 needle is ideal for sewing most terry cloth, especially terry cloth used for clothes. An even smaller needle may be needed if sew... Read More »

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What size needle do I use in a Jones spool sewing machine?

Jones spool sewing machines were manufactured until the 1930s, and used "old Jones" needles. Needle size is determined by the type of fabric being sewn. Smaller numbered needles (like 2) are used w... Read More »

What size sewing machine needle is used to sew on quilted fabric?

To sew on quilted fabric, use a needle between size 75/11 and size 90/14. A 75/11 needle will work best for a lightweight quilt while a 90/14 will work best for a dense, heavy quilt.References:Sewi... Read More »

What sewing needle should I use on the sewing machine with 100 percent polyester?

When sewing 100 percent woven polyester fabric, use a universal-type needle in a size appropriate for the weight of your fabric. When sewing on a 100 percent polyester knit fabric, use a ballpoint... Read More »

Who invented terry cloth?

Samuel Holt of England invented the first commercially viable terry cloth fabric in 1848. It is commonly used today, particularly in the form of towels and bathrobes. His invention was patented in ... Read More »