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Old 12-30-2010, 12:29 PM   #1
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Hi Ladies,

I'm not new to sewing but I am new to embroidery. My wonderful DH got me the Babylock Ellageo for Christmas. I need to purchase some needles but I'm not sure which ones.

I plan on embroidering, PUL, Knits, FLeece, Denim, and Minky.

Any suggestions? Thanks

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Old 12-30-2010, 01:29 PM   #2
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Hey Laura! So nice to see you drop by!

I'm not really sure, but if I was you, I would get a multi kit for just embroidery. I also purchased a book called Encyclopedia of Needlework by Donna Kooler. It gives a good bit of information regarding different styles and techniques of needlework.

Hopefully someone that does this a good bit will stop by and give you more ideas and clues to what needles to use.

Good luck! Can't wait to see your work!

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Hi Laura, well there seems to be a lot of questions regarding embroidery needles.

I have just finished passing on my very limited knowledge on them on another post in the sewing and needlework category. So if you still have unanswered questions, I kindly invite you to have a look, because I am an little lazy today

And as Downrightart said, I also believe (depending on what you want to embroid, pearls etc...., you should consider a multi pack, so you have a larger choice. They did great for me and are much cheaper!

Happy embroidering, lol
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