Worshipful Company of Needlemakers
The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers
is one of the Livery Companies
of the City of London
. The Needlemakers received a Royal Charter
in 1656. The Company gradually lost its role as a trade association, now acting as a supporter of the needle industry instead. Like a majority of Livery Companies, the Needlemakers' Company is also a charitable institution.
The Needlemakers' Company ranks sixty-fifth in the order of precedence
for Livery Companies. Its motto is They Sewed Fig Leaves Together and Made Themselves Aprons