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Dear Jan,
I've used a Wing Tip Needle for Heirloom Sewing. Is there anything else I could use it for? -Anonymous

Dear Anonymous,
Normally, you'd use a Wing Tip Needle for hemstitching on fine fabrics. However, folded pintucks or applique are both lovely when sewn with a Wing Tip needle. The #26 applique stitch on the Memory Craft 9000 makes a beautiful "pin stitch." Decorative stitches #31 through #40, and #81 through 89 on the Memory Craft 9000 are exquisite when sewn with a Wing Tip needle.
Traditionally, sewing with a Wing Tip needle has been done on natural fibers such as cotton or linen. However, you can also experiment with different types of fabric. The "hole" created by the needle may not be as pronounced, but a lovely effect can still be achieved. Denim and chambray are perfect and practical places to use the Wing Tip needle. Stitch #122 on the Memory Craft 9000 can be used to accent collars, cuffs and plackets.
Here are some stitches to try with the Wing Tip needle on other Memory Craft Machines:
• MC 8000 -- #24, #25, #28, #54, #57, #59, #101
• MC 5000 -- #15, #16, #17, #18
• MC 4000 -- #31, #32, #35, #58, #60, #61, #63, #66, #90
• MC 3000 -- #14, #15, #16, #25, #26, #28, #29