Titanium Needles?

Good Morning, Quilters!

Just a quick tip (pun intended) about Titanium sewing machine needles…

At an educational seminar at the BERNINA Creative Center, the technical director confirmed that Titanium needles are much stronger and last much longer than standard needles.

The down side to extra-strong needles?

When things go awry–as they often do…

Titanium needles can do much more damage to your sewing machine than a needle that breaks more readily.

Damaging your sewing machine is bad enough, but…

Many of you may remember this image:

Xray Sewing Machine Needle in Index Finger

I stitched through my finger and the needle shattered.

Thank goodness the needle broke!

I shudder to think if it hadn’t!

READ MORE:

Inattentive Quilting-A Cautionary Tale

What YOU can Learn from My Injury

Titanium needles?

Not for this quilter!

Learned-my-lesson-Lori

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