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Needle - Tulip Beading Needle - Assorted (Pack)

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Premium Tulip brand beading needles. Ideal for beading & bead embroidery. Flexible and Strong. Four needles come in a protective glass vial. Tulip beading needles are springy so they can bend into tight spaces and bounce back to straight rather than curve or curl. Their eyes are designed for easy...
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Premium Tulip brand beading needles. Ideal for beading & bead embroidery. Flexible and Strong. Four needles come in a protective glass vial.

Tulip beading needles are springy so they can bend into tight spaces and bounce back to straight rather than curve or curl. Their eyes are designed for easy threading. Do not use with abrasive material.

Pack contains 4 needles:
  • #10 long (.46 x 51 mm) Rounded point to avoid splitting thread.
  • #11 (.41 x 48.5 mm) Rounded point to avoid splitting thread.
  • #12 (.35 x 47.5 mm) Rounded point to avoid splitting thread.
  • #10 short (.46 x 37 mm) Fine point - to run smoothly through fabric

    Made in Japan. (Pack)

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Needle - Tulip Beading Needle - Assorted (Pack)


You need needles! They are not glamorous - but you need them! And not just the needles you have from sewing projects - sorry! The eye needs to be much finer and thinner in order to get through the holes of the beads.

Of course - that means that threading can be a bit tricky. Magnification helps. Wetting the tip, like you do for sewing, doesn't. Use a thread conditioner (or a lip balm), or trim the end carefully to elmination frayed ends. You might need to find a small child with better eyesight and steady hands. Bribe them with cookies, or better yet, beads.

And we do have a variety of large eye needles to also help you out with that. I like the Twisted Wire needles a lot, as they collapse and crush down with the first pass through a bead, which also helps to hang onto the thread so the needle doesn't unthread itself.

We also have needles for the Softflex(tm) and similar beading wire/cable. This is actually a hollow tube that you slide onto the end of the wire. These do work and we like them a lot!

See it used in our Inspirations!