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Cohana Sewing Needles in a Tube


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Japanese needles have a reputation for being some of the finest and these Meboso Needles are no exception! They have a history of more than 430 years, and have been loved by seamstresses in Kanazawa.

The most unique characteristic of the "Meboso Needles" is its ability to pierce with little contact with the fabric, made possible because of its vertically polished surface. By adding an extra touch to these delicate needles, they have been made to smoothly slide through the fabric.

We have two different needles available:

  • Gold - for light to medium weight fabrics such as thin cotton, silk and crepe.
  • Silver - for thick fabrics such as canvas and denim.

Please select which one you would like from the drop down menu. 

The needle was an important work tool for these seamstresses, and it is said that they cherished their needles by enveloping them in hand-sewn bags or placing them in a container which hung from their necks, so that they wouldn't get lost. Their story has inspired Cohana to place extra consideration into choosing a packaging for these needles. They decided to use containers created by Aichi Shikan Seizosho, a company which has produced many paper tube spools. Then attached tassels, made with manufacturer Kanagawa's silk and gold threads.



Delivery Charges

FREE delivery on all orders within the UK over £49!

Standard Delivery UK – £3.95

Express Delivery UK – £10.95

Next day delivery for orders placed before 1pm Monday – Thursday. Orders received on Friday before 1pm will arrive with you on Monday.  Orders placed over the weekend will be sent on Monday to arrive on Tuesday.  Please bear in mind that we do not open on Bank Holidays. This service is trackable, and will require a signature.

Europe – £7.25

Royal Mail International Standard Shipping – 5 – 14 working days depending on the location. For urgent European orders please contact us first. Not trackable.

Rest of the World

Small Parcels Less than 0.49kg £9 (approx 1 or 2 kits)
Medium Parcels 0.5 to 0.99kg £15
Large Parcels 1 to 1.99kg £30
Heavy Parcels 2kg + £65+

Royal Mail International Standard Shipping – 5 – 14 working days depending on the location. For urgent International orders please contact us first. Not trackable.

Please review to our International Sales Policy before placing an order.


If you are placing a large order and would like your package to have insurance, please contact us before ordering for a quote.  The cost will depend on the package and the location.

Sewing Machine Delivery

Sewing machine delivery is FREE within the UK, excluding Highlands and Islands.
The courier surcharge is approximately £25.
Unfortunately we do not ship sewing machines internationally.

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