Milliners needles are also known as a Straw needle. This needle is an extra long Sharps, it has the same egg shaped eye as a Sharp but is much longer and is ideal if you prefer to sew with a longer needle. Size 3 to size 11 are available in solid size packs plus multi size packs.
Our fabulous John James Pebbles are available in 9 designs: Quilting, Embroidery, Tapestry, Embroidery, Chenille, Beading, Sharps, Darners and Knitters. Each Pebble is is designed to be a safe storage container for needles and comes complete with the very finest quality hand sewing needles. It is easy to use and a must have for every sewing box, craft bag, organiser box, top drawer and even handbag.
The Crafters Collection comprises of 24 unique needle collections catering for all needle projects, from the beginner to the discerning specialist, for the knitter and even a fabulous collection for children. All are featured in a delightful duck-egg blue wallet trimmed with cerise pink. Each wallet is re-sealable and may be used as a storage container. The wallet contains 2 coordinating blue envelopes filled with the appropriate needles and is labelled accordingly, allowing for easy identification and safe storage of the needle when not in use. On the inside of each wallet there is a helpful guide of needle tips and techniques and this is tailored to the needles inside.
Our John James machine needles fit any electric domestic sewing machine and are available in sizes 9(70) to 16(100) We offer a Regular point for standard machining and indeed Quilting, the most popular sizes being a size 11(80) and size 14(90) Specialist points are also available such as Ballpoint, Leather, Superstitch, Jeans and Twin Pointed.
John James will be showing a range of quality Couture and Dressmaking Pins, Glass Headed and Plastic Headed Pins, and Gold Plated Pins. There are 24 different pin sizes including an array of different lengths and diameters- a pin for every need! From Ultra Fine pins having a diameter equivalent to a needle size 12 to Super Fine pins having a diameter equivalent to a needle size 10. Fine pins having a diameter equivalent to a needle size 9 and through to Medium pins having an equivalent needle size 7, 6 and 5.