Notions - Tulip Milliners-Straw Needles - # 1 Big Eye Needles - is currently on backorder. You may still purchase now though and we'll ship as soon as more become available.
TULIP MILLNERS NEEDLES # 1 - Big Eye - 4 needles
Size: 1.14mm X 65.0mm ( 0.044" width x 2.55 length)
The needles are very smooth and sharp and about 2 3/8" long. The needles come in a small corked carrying tube with 4 needles.
The Milliners # 1 needle has big eyes with strong ears (sides of eye) BUT enjoys the same diameter for its full length. Because this is true, it is easy to slide the wraps off the needle when making Bullion and French knots.
Tulip company of Hiroshima, Japan has been making sewing needles since 1948. Well-known for their quality sewing needles, they now make some of the finest sashiko needles available. Made of nickel plated steel under strict guidelines with cutting edge technology, the needles are polished lengthwise to ensure smooth fabric piercing. Milled to a perfect sharp, smooth tip, you'll love how smooth and slick these needles feel.