Vacuum & Sewing Machines Ltd.
Week 1 - Sewing equipment/essentials and Fabric
- scissors, needles/thread,...See Class
In this 5-week beginner-quilting course, you will learn how to create the Floating 9 Patch Quilt....See Class
Findlay's Vacuum and Sewing in Orchard Plaza is the new Kelowna distributor for Kwik Sew patterns! Go to Kwik Sew for your choice in patterns and Contact us to place your order.
Our quilters are taking a much deserved break for the summer. We will start up again the first Wednesday in September 2014 See Full Article
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The all purpose sewing machine needles for woven and knitted fabric.
For leather and heavy artificial leather.
For knitted fabric and elastic material such as lycra.
For highly elastic knits and synthetic suedes. Stretch needles prevent skipped stitches.
Sharp needles for densely woven, hard-finished weaves (denim, canvas).
For silk and microfibre fabrics. The sharp point makes this needle ideal for topstitching and edgestitching.
For quilting and patchwork. The special taper to this needle's point prevents damage to sensitive fabrics.
For machine embroidery, especially with metallic and decorative threads. The special scarf and large eye of this needle prevent shredding and breaking of decorative threads.
A slit in the handicap needle's eye allows for easier threading.
This needle is extra sharp and has an extra large eye to accomodate topstitching thread.
For trouble-free sewing with metallic threads. A large eye and groove prevent shredding.
For decorative, openwork stitching on woven fabric.
Double needle with one wing needle and one regular needle. For decorative, openwork effects on woven fabric.
For producing tucks and for doubling the beauty of decorative stitches. May be used with one or two colours of thread. The space between the two needles for each size is given in millimetres after the slash/.
Twin needle with stretch point for sewing knits or elasticized fabrics.
Twin needles with a sharp point for decorative stitching on densely woven fabrics.
Twin needles with a special scarf and extra large eye for using decorative threads in embroidery work.
For twin needle sewing with metallic threads.
For tripling the beauty of decorative sewing.
Findlays Vacuum & Sewing Machines
132-1876 Cooper Road Kelowna, BC (part of Orchard Plaza Shopping Center)
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