John James Embroidery hand sewing needles, Size 39. Embroidery sewing needles are sometimes referred to as Crewel Needles. Embroidery needles are the same as a Sharp sewing needle sewing needle and they have a sharp point. However, they have a long, extra large eye, which makes which makes threading the needle so much easier when using multiple strands of stranded cotton embroidery thread. 16 needles per package, 12 packages per bundle. Please order by the bundle.