Clean eyes, sharp, easy to thread, sturdy and strong. For embroidering features, putting on hair, buttons for eyes, hand stitching body parts, and basting quilts. The larger sizes are for jointing and joining doll or teddy bear body parts, tying quilts and upholstery. Used in some of the soft toy patterns we stock. Package contains 2 needles. Made by Piecemaker, a manufacturer of excellent quality needles.