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Subject: I made a pleated sequin skirt and used a brand new 110 leather needle - no problem

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Date Posted: Thursday, June 27, 08:44:35pm
In reply to: :) 's message, "I've made gathered sequin skirts and I've made pleated satin skirts, but this is the first pleated sequin skirt I've tried. I broke 3 needles in 5 minutes trying to go through all the layers of sequin + cotton lining fabric + stiffener + lining fabric on skirt base. I'm using a size 16 needle and can usually sew through thick layers ok. I think it's the sequins that are causing the problem. Has anybody tried sewing with a leather needle or a denim needle? Would that work better do you think?" on Saturday, June 22, 04:47:42pm

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