Shop Sew & Quilt for a wide range of Tulip Hiroshima needles, 'a needle for every need'. Tulip hand sewing needles are of the finest quality and made to exacting standards which include more than 30 different manufacturing processes to ensure each needle is safe and finished to supreme excellence. Tulip needles are well known globally for their smooth fabric piercing ability. They feature a strong and durable steel body with just the right amount of flexibility which are resistant to breaking. Tulip’s needle eyes are beautifully made, with a large ideal shape (relating to the size of needle, while not hindering the needle shape) and grinded to perfection, resulting in a clean head with no bulges to prevent snagging and allow for easier threading.