The term " Leather Point " applies to a needle having cutting points and cuttings are classified according to the shape and position of the cutting edge. Leather points are generally used for stitching hard leathers and similar materials. The primary function of this point is to cut the material for easier penetration under less friction and heat. The secondary function is to make a desired shape a stitch. In determination of the correct cutting point, and the number of stitches per inch should be considered.
P LR
S D
LL Q
   The above figures show estimated shapes
   to be more on sewing material when 
   various cutting points inside to sew.
  

Direction of sight : from shank to point

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