This LoRan® Sashiko gold eye needles set includes hand needles for use in Sashiko stitching. Sashiko is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching from Japan used for beauty and function. Traditionally blue cloth and white thread are used for Sashiko stitching, but the art of Sashiko is used today to embellish fabrics using a variety of colored threads. Package contains 2 each of sizes 1-3/4″, 1-1/2″, 2-3/4″, 2-1/4″, and 2″. Long needles are used for straight stitching and short needles for curves.