This is the type of applique needle recommended by Yoko Saito for applique. Sharp point and thin shaft make it easy to use. Bend resistant shaft makes it a breath for accurate and precise applique.
Clover says, our Black Gold Hand Sewing Needles are
- the finest and most exquisite needles ever.
- the needle is 30% less friction-resistant than conventional hand-sewing needles.
- the needle is polished along the axis and coated with ultra-thin black plating for anti-rust resistance.
- Experience astonishing smoothness with each use. These needles are durable, superior and so smooth, wherever and whatever the application may be.”
This link is size 12 needle – 0.46mm thick and 28.8mm long.
Size 10 Clover black gold applique needle (0.46mm thick, 33.3mm long) can be found here Clover black gold applique needle No.10 10 needles per pack.