15x1BP ST Organ Flat Shank Home Embroidery Large Eye Needles - 100/Box Ball Point
Flat Shank Organ Embroidery Needles For Single Needle Home Machines
15x1ST BP Large Eye Ballpoint 100 Needles - (10 Packages of 10 Needles)
15x1 ST HAx1 ST 705H-E: This is a special version of the 15x1 for embroidery and decorative stitching. It is made to higher standards for longer life. It has an oversize eye to reduce stress and tension on the thread. It also accommodates metallic threads for heavier top stitching thread and makes needle threading easier.
Ball Point: Ball point machine embroidery needles are designed to alleviate making holes in knit or loosely woven materials. The cross fibers which constitute the knit or loosely woven materials are relatively far apart as compared to those in tightly woven materials. When an embroidery needle with a standard "set" or "sharp" point encounters one of those fibers in penetrating the fabric, it cuts right through the fiber. This creates a hole in the fabric. The ball point needle pushes aside the fiber it encounters in penetration and thereby avoids making a damaging hole in the fabric. (It is also recommended to use the thinnest possible needle for a particular fabric