Needles, Thread and Fabrics
It is preferable to use good quality dull or mercerized
thread. For darning, use fine, left-twist thread,
because it is stronger. Remember that a dry thread
becomes brittle. The best sewing machine will give
poor results with a bad needle.
A golden rule:
Select the thread according to the type of work and
material, and the needle according to the thread.
Darning, sewing or embroidery thread, depending on
the fineness, durability or appearance required o the
First, get used to simple sewing, and you will be able
to make use of other Elna possibilities with greater
confidence later on. All common fabrics can be sewn
without the least difficulty. For certain
as synthetics, knitted, stretch, silk, sheer Jersey, etc.,
It may be advisable to decentre the needle
left The stitching will then be
Sizes may change depending on the country. " Or the system 705.