With a history dating back 300 years, the privately owned British company, John James, specializes in hand sewing needles.  Easy Threading Sewing Needles are sometimes referred to as a CALYX EYE NEEDLES.  These hand sewing needles have a slotted threading eye at the top into which the thread is passed through. They are specially made and are perfect for those people who have difficulty threading ordinary sewing needles.   They are also handy to use when trying to thread a small tail of thread (from beading, embroidery and sewing projects) to the back of the fabric.  Contains 6 sewing needles.  Size 4/8