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Meboso Needle Set (Light to Medium Weight) (45-045)

¥880

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Mebosoneedles have been loved by seamstresses in Kanazawa for over 440 years 

Story

High-quality Meboso needles have a sturdy weight and pierce cloth effortlessly. With a precise, sharp point achieved through rigorous vertical polishing, these needles make for a delightful sewing experience.

Meboso needles have been manufactured in Kanazawa for over 430 years. Seamstresses of the city's booming textile industry took particular care of their needles, and created hand-sewn bags or pendant-style containers to keep them safe and sharp. This tradition among seamstresses in Kanazawa was the inspiration for us to produce a special container for the Meboso Needles. Each set of 8 comes with a unique paper container crafted by Aichi Shikan Seizosho and adorned with a beautiful silk tassel from the manufacturer Kanagawa.

Meboso Needle Set (Light to Medium Weight) contains 8 needles in 4 different lengths for light- to medium-weight cloth (cotton, silk, crepe, and other delicate fabrics)

Meboso Needle Set (Heavyweight) is also available. It contains 8 needles in 3 different lengths for heavyweight cloth (canvas, denim and other thick fabrics)


Set Contents

Shinoichi Two
Shinoji Two
Shinosan Two
Sannoji Two

 

 

Producing Regions

Ishikawa, Aichi, Kanagawa

Producers

NeedlesMeboso Hachirobei ShotenIshikawa
Meboso Hachirobei Shoten was founded in 1575. Hachirobei I created the Meboso needles we know today by applying his own unique twist to the Kyoto lineage technology. The company has been manufacturing and selling needles for more than 440 years and continues to preserve the tradition.

Paper CasesAichi Shikan SeizojoAichi
A paper tube manufacturer specializing in paper spinning tubes, which are bobbins for yarn winding. Utilizing knowledge gained through years of manufacturing, such as the use of natural glue that does not emit toxic substances, the company is also engaged in the development of new products such as paper pens.

TasselsKanagawaKanagawa
A yarn manufacturer established in 1948 in Aikawa-cho, Kanagawa Prefecture, the birthplace of twisted silk. Inheriting the traditions of sericultural production areas, the company continues to produce silk yarns with beautiful luster and elegance.

Product Size

※All measurements are for reference. Please note in advance that the actual dimensions of the product may slightly vary.

Shinoichi Length 33.3 mm
Thickness 0.56 mm
Shinoji Length 36.4 mm
Thickness 0.56 mm
Shinosan Length 39.4 mm
Thickness 0.56 mm
Sannoji Length 36.4 mm
Thickness 0.71 mm


Package Size

Width 53mm
Height 150mm
Depth 12mm

Handling Precautions

  • The needle tip is sharp and dangerous. Be careful for loss and handling the needle.
  • Wipe off sweat and grease with a cloth after use.
  • Do not use for anything other than sewing.
  • Keep out of reach of infants.

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