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Old 06-25-2013, 09:59 AM
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Default Clover hand quilting needles

Has anyone used these? I googled and saw prices from $3/pkg to $33/pkg. Does anyone know what the difference is?
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:40 AM
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i have never used them, so can't help you. I do think needles are something you need to "try out" and decide. I used to use John James needles and while I do like them, I came across a brand cld Jeana Kimball's Foxglove Cottage. They are a between/quilting needle. I found them at a local quilt store. The shank of the needle is "thicker"/"heavier" - something, the seem to be sturdier and don't break as easily as others that I have used.
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:40 PM
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Clover has MANY styles of hand quilting needles that may be what the cost difference reflects.
I particularly like the gold tipped ones, for instance, as they are easier for my eyes to see to thread.

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Old 06-25-2013, 05:42 PM
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I've mentioned this somewhere else on this board, which I cannot remember where exactly, but I absolutely love love love Clovers "Black Gold" No.10 quilting needles. The ones I buy come in a 6 needle per pack package and cost about $5.00 to $6.00 per pack.

I don't know which ones would cost $33.00. Maybe a case of them?

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Old 06-25-2013, 06:27 PM
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I to have used the clover #10 quilting needles. I will buy them again.
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Old 06-26-2013, 03:14 AM
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I've not been happy with the clover needles I've tried in the past. Don't remember specifically which type they were though. My favorite is Roxanne betweens either #11 or #12.
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