This assortment of needles will give you a good selection for all your sewing projects. The slot in the head of the needle allows even the finest of threads to pass through without snagging. The needles come in a small corked carrying tube with 6 needles - 2 each in 3 different sizes.Well-known for their high quality sewing needles, The Tulip company of Hiroshima, Japan has been making sewing needles since 1948. Made of nickel plated steel under strict guidelines with cutting edge technology, the needles are polished lengthwise to ensure smooth fabric piercing. Milled to a perfect sharp, smooth tip, you'll love how smooth and slick these needles feel.