SCHMETZ-Universal Sharp Sewing Machine Needles. Schmetz quality sewing machine needles have been manufactured to exacting standards since 1851. The choice of discriminating sewers world wide, only Schmetz provides the uncompromising, consistent quality that produces the perfect stitch every time. These needles are suitable for a variety of fabrics and can be used with all brands and most models of sewing machines. This package contains five 60/8 needles for use when a perfectly straight stitch is desired such as for top-stitching and pintucks. Imported.