The needles are smooth, thin and about 1 1/2" long.

These needles have a very sharp tip to pierce smoothly through the fabric and make a great alternative to short applique needles.

Size #10 = 0.46mm x 40.5mm

The needles come in a small corked carrying tube with 6 needles.


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.