Triumph Flat Shank Needles #90/14 Sharp Point HAX1 LE EBBR - 100 Pack This point type is designed to make a clean penetration in woven materials. This point type and blade size have one of the smallest footprints for any embroidery-specific needle type. Not well-suited to use on knits. DIME needle are chrome-plated. Chrome-plated needles are long lasting and the most commonly used needle type, delivering good performance on all general types of blank goods. This heavy blade size helps avoid needle deflection on webbing, embroidering over seams and similar tough stitching situations. Heavier thread types may also be used with the wider groove found on this blade size. Use this needle when embroidering on a heavyweight woven materials like webbing, finished caps and embroidery over seams or other thick areas.