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Straw Needle

Straw needle. Straw needle.

A straw needle is traditionally used in hat and bonnet making. It is long and fine, with a sharp point and a round eye that is not wider than the needle shaft. This type of needle is also often used for appliqué and smocking, as well as straw embroidery. Also known as a milliners needle. 

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 7th July 2016).

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Last modified on Friday, 05 May 2017 15:49