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What are your beading? Are you putting beads on a christmas stocking, beads on a formal dress, making a bracelet or other jewelry?

Usually, jewelry making uses a blunt pointed needle. And sewing beads onto material takes a sharp needle. My Spiral Eye Needle is blunt, the PONY beading needle is sharp.

Knowing the hole size in your bead helps to determine if a beading needle is right for your task.

Sewing Seed beads requires super thin needles. Spiral Eye Beading needle is a size 8. It has a small slot on the side of the eye for the thread to slip into. It can do a size 8 seed bead.

A general rule of thumb:

  • Size 15 seed bead uses size 12 or 13 needle
  • Size 11 seed bead uses size 12 needle
  • Size 8 seed bead uses size 8 or 10 needle