SCHMETZ-Topstitch 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 were developed specifically for topstitching, heavy, multiple or poor quality threads. Achieve perfectly straight stitch lines and even stitches when using a straight stitch plate. This package contains five 80/12 needles. Imported.