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What are different types of needles and their purpose

Different Types of Needles and their purposes 1. Sharps These are all purpose needles used for everyday purposes. They have a Round eye with a medium length.  These needles are used in dressmaking, to make bullion knots or French knots in counted work, smocking. Applique is another use. 2. Embroidery or Crewel Needles They have long narrow eyes with a very sharp point. They are of medium length. This is what we use as normal embroidery needles. They come in different sizes . 3. Tapestry Needles These needles have a blunt point and a large eye (Oval eye) – elongated eye for easy threading, and blunt point  glides smoothly through the holes in your fabric, without splitting the threads. Tapestry needles have...

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Arts & Crafts Beginners Guide

Nowadays, needlework has become increasingly popular, and many people, even turn this passion into an exciting hobby. Many Internet sites, printed publications, television programs offer free schemes, patterns, master classes for making decorative products or handcrafts.The first thing a beginner craftsperson should do is to buy needlework tools. Of course, you can use makeshift means, but the quality of unique masterpieces will not be as desired. Those who are seriously engaged in beading or embroidery using multi-colored beads cannot do without an organizer, tweezers and needles that contribute to the creation of neat products that can be stored for many years. Modern craft tools make the creative craft process much easier. They are made of high quality materials and take...

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