John James Beading Needle Sizing
The general rule for needle size is the bigger the number, the finer the needle.
John James size 15 beading needles are the thinnest and can be used with
smaller seed beads or beads with small holes. The John James size 10
beading needles are the thickest and can be used with larger beads or beads with
Flexible Steel Beading Needle Sizing
Size 6 = Extra Fine
Size 8 = Fine
Size 10 = Medium
Size 12 = Medium/Heavy
As you can see, the flexible twisted steel beading needle sizing is the
opposite of the John James beading needle sizing.
sizing chart to help you choose the right needle size for your thread size and seed beads.