John James Milliner/Straw hand needles, Size 3/9. The most popular way of buying Milliners sewing needles is to buy an assorted pack of sizes. We offer 2 selections; a pack containing size 3 to size 9 and a pack containing size 5 to size 10. Each pack contains 16 sewing needles per package, 12 packages per box. Purchase by the box. Remember the bigger the number the finer the needle.