Are beading needles sharp?

What are the thinnest beading needles?

A #15 needle is thinnest needle we carry. You can make multiple passes through a size 15/0 seed bead. Tulip Needles are stiff yet springy and less likely to bend than other beading needles you may have used.

What can I use instead of a beading needle?

Braces make it very hard to floss, so my sister-in-law recommended a thing called floss-threaders. They’re basically thin plastic needles to help you thread the floss in between the brace wires. As soon as I saw them I thought “these would be great for beading!” and they are.

What size cord do I need for seed beads?

0.25mm (0.10”) wire is extremely thin and good for stringing or weaving with seed beads, freshwater pearls and small semi-precious stones. 0.30mm (0.012”) and 0.33mm (0.013”) wire is very thin and good for crystals, seed beads and beads with smaller holes.

Do I need a beading needle?

Beading needles are essential tools for off-loom beadweaving and other beading projects. They look like regular sewing needles but are more flexible, thinner and have smaller eyes. Sewing needles should not be used for beadweaving.

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