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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.