Needle and thread sizes, Needles and thread – SINGER W3851 User Manual
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NEEDLE AND THREAD SIZES
(USE 15 X 1 NEEDLE ONLY)
11-0 or 8
1 or 16
2 or 18
3 or 19
4 or 21
Type of Fabric
Work to be Done
Medium light-weight and summertime fabrics.
For house dresses, children's dresses, washable
cotton dresses, aprons, curtains.
Dress silks and cottons, light weight woolens,
household sewing, fine men’s shirts, smocks,
window draperies and fabric decorations.
Heavy cretonne, madras, muslin, brocades
and quilts. For men’s work shirts, sturdy
smocks and aprons, heavy quilting and fabric
Heavy woven coatin.g, light weight canvas,
bed ticking, upholstery and awning materials,
slipcover fabrics. For work or sports uniforms,
suits made of strong linen.
Heavy woven suiting, coating, duck, ticking:
drilling, canvas and sacking. For heavy wash
uniforms, bedding supplies for hospitals, hotels
For bags, canvas, coarse cloths and heavy-
SIZE OF THREAD