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John James - Milliners/Straw - Envelope of 25 Hand Sewing Needles

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John James - Milliners/Straw - Envelope of 25 Hand Sewing Needles

John James Needles is a great British brand you can be proud of.

 John James needles, have history dating back to the very start of needle manufacture in the UK and we have a needle for every needlecraft discipline.

The name of John James is still recognised by needle crafters around the globe and is renowned for quality and reliability.

  • Milliners needles are sometimes referred to as Straw needles and are traditionally used in hat making, hence they are called Straw because in the past so many hats were made out of straw.
  • These needles are long with round eyes and ideal when used in the art of pleating and creating fancy decorative stitching or commonly known as smocking.
  • Milliners are sometimes used in bead work.



Size 5 51mm length x 0.76mm diameter

Size 7 48mm length x 0.69mm diameter

Size 9 42.5mm length x 0.61mm diameter 



  • Our envelopes contain 25 Needles
  • Plastic free packaging 


View the John James needle guide here