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Thread: Does anyone know where I can find these sewing needles.

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    Super Member Airwick156's Avatar
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    Yesterday at my sewing group, one of the ladies had a couple of sewing needles that were really cool. I am not exactly what I would use them for but I sure would like to have some of them.
    They are pointed at both ends and in the middle is the eye to thread the thread through. Here is a picture please be aware I DO NOT claim to be an artist. LOL. But if anyone knows what they are called or where I can find them at I would really appreciate it. Thanks for all that helps.

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    I've never seen needles like that. I'm afraid I'd hurt myself if I tried to use one.

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    LOL I probably will. :)

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    This is what I found...
    "Twin Pointed Needles

    Twin pointed needles have points on both ends with an eye in the middle. This allows stitching with one hand on each side of a hoop-mounted canvas or quilt. No needle turning means less wrist strain, less thread twisting, less dropping the needle between stitches and faster stitching."
    Can be found here....
    http://store.quilting-warehouse.com/...inpointed.html

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    This particular link has them on sale as they are not going to reorder. Pretty good price at a $1.00/packet.

    http://www.honeyforkfabrics.com/cgi-...pid=1#col620de

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    They are John James Twin Point Stab Stitch needles and can be found pretty much anywhere...Hancock Fabrics for 3.10, Hancocks of Paducah for 1.98, a wide range of prices for the 3-pack.

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    I found out they were double pointed tapestry needles pretty quick, but finding someplace that sells them was a little tricky. I finally found a site overseas that sells John James brand sewing needles, and a little more searching found out that JoAnns also sells them. Here's a link from JoAnns - http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog/p...RODID=prd12805

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sewlmatesister
    This is what I found...
    "Twin Pointed Needles

    Twin pointed needles have points on both ends with an eye in the middle. This allows stitching with one hand on each side of a hoop-mounted canvas or quilt. No needle turning means less wrist strain, less thread twisting, less dropping the needle between stitches and faster stitching."
    Can be found here....
    http://store.quilting-warehouse.com/...inpointed.html
    Thats them!!! Thank you so much. I did a google for them but didnt quite know what to put in the search bar so I did "sewing needle with points at both ends and eye in the middle" didnt get anything on it. Thank you.

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    Thanks everyone for the help. :) Much appreciated.

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    well this sounds like these might be good to use for cross- stitching. What do you all think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tammy cosper
    well this sounds like these might be good to use for cross- stitching. What do you all think?
    Thats what the lady in my sewing group uses them for. Pretty clever huh I think.

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    I am thinking Applique so glad you posted this. I have never heard of them before.

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    I have these needles although I have not used them. I remember I bought them through a catalog- thinking it was Clothild's. This was a few years ago.

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    I hurt myself enough with a regular needle. I would really do some damage with a double pointed one, lol!!!

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    You could also order them from http://www.colonialneedle.com/ That's where I got mine. They have all kinds of needles!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airwick156
    Quote Originally Posted by tammy cosper
    well this sounds like these might be good to use for cross- stitching. What do you all think?
    Thats what the lady in my sewing group uses them for. Pretty clever huh I think.
    Yes, it is pretty clever.lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sewlmatesister
    This is what I found...
    "Twin Pointed Needles

    Twin pointed needles have points on both ends with an eye in the middle. This allows stitching with one hand on each side of a hoop-mounted canvas or quilt. No needle turning means less wrist strain, less thread twisting, less dropping the needle between stitches and faster stitching."
    Can be found here....
    http://store.quilting-warehouse.com/...inpointed.html
    Sounds interesting for some embrodery

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