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What is "Double needle" - Definition & Explanation

(AKA Twin needle) a needle for a sewing machine that has two shafts and points. Used for decorative stitching.
A method of hand-stitching leather using two needles and two threads.
A long, double pointed needle, used for attaching buttons, tufting, and other tasks.

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