Progress Can Be Painful

Things have been extremely busy around here.  We are in the midst of implementing a point of sale system.  Of course this process is good in many ways.  While putting items in the program, we have run across a few things that you may not know about, or maybe you’ve seen before, but just forgotten.  So I thought I’d share a few with you.  Maybe this will become a regular feature as we progress in the POS (that’s Point Of Sale) adventure.

First up let me show you these Counted Thread Patterns.

Next up, a little reminder of all the tools and accessories we keep behind the checkout desk.  Needles, scissors, lanyards, magnifiers, thimbles, storage, highlighter tape, scroll frames, stretcher bars, lights, grime stoppers.  I think that about covers it.


On the left below you will see our selection of Lavishea Yarn Bars.  These are lotion bars and we have a wide variety of fragrances, including unscented.

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And on the right is a sampling of Gadget Bags.  As you can see in the picture there are lots of colors to choose from.  We also have a variety of sizes.


Now for some new stuff.  I know you enjoy seeing new things as much as we do.  Of course, you won’t have any trouble finding something new in here any time you stop by.  There is sure to be something you haven’t noticed before.  This week’s new stuff is all from Appalachian Baby.  We have Organic Baby Cotton, lots of kits, and some new patterns.



And now, last but not least, we have some finished objects.  If you have one you would like to share with our friends, bring it in and we will take a picture.



This ‘n That

For Needlepointers…


Fun Fact

If you use decorative stitches on your canvas, the work goes faster, giving you more variety and the opportunity to do more of those great canvases you see when you come in.

…Like some of these new canvases

New Doggie Canvases...Doctor Doggie not available.
New Doggie Canvases…Doctor Doggie already gone.


New Dragonfly Canvases
New Dragonfly Canvases


Black and White Dragonfly Canvas


New Honeybee Canvas
New Honeybee Canvas


Or you can browse for canvases here on our website.  When you find one you like, give us a call and we will ship it to you.  We will even send you the thread you need.

When you are finished stitching the canvas and need it sewn up, you can send it to a finisher through us.  But remember, there are deadlines you should know about.  You can see the deadlines on this page.  The deadline for large items by Christmas is this Saturday.

You can get to any needlepoint information from the menu at the top of the page.  Hover your mouse over “Needlepoint” and you can choose Canvases, Threads or Finishing.


For Knitters

Upcoming Classes

October 12 & 26 … Socks … $40

This is a two session class.  During the first session we will cover cuff and leg.  The next session will be on turning the heel and the foot.  Call the shop to sign up.


New Bags

New Chic-a Project Bags...$28
New Chic-a Project Bags…$28


New Messenger Project Bags...$70 There is a divider on the inside, and several holes to run your yarn through.
New Messenger Project Bags…$70
There is a divider on the inside, and several holes to run your yarn through.



For Everyone

Needle Felting Class this Saturday … $25 plus kit.

You will learn how to use one of these needle felting kits to make the cutest little wool animals you’ve ever seen.

Needle-felting Kits


Finished Objects

Leona knit this for her granddaughter.
Leona knit this for her granddaughter.


Georgie knitted this for her daughter.
Georgie knitted this for her daughter.


Deanne's Socks
Deanne’s Socks


Sarah's Socks
Sarah’s Socks


Fingerless Gloves Knit by Leona for Terry
Terry loves the fingerless gloves Leona knit for her.


A little reminder that bad behavior will not be tolerated.

A Knotty Needlepointer on Knit Night
A Knotty Needlepointer on Knit Night


We’re Finished!

… With some projects.


Look what has been finished by friends of our favorite needlepoint and yarn shop.

While you are browsing through the finished objects, remember to check out the upcoming classes.  You can see them all listed here.


Paula's Ornaments
Paula’s Ornaments
Cathie's Candy Canes
Cathie’s Candy Canes
Gale's Ornaments
Gale’s Ornaments

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Ann's Pumpkin
Ann’s Pumpkin


Janet's Fingerless Gloves
Janet’s Fingerless Gloves
Elaine's Blanket
Eileen’s Blanket
Leona's (grandson's) Vest
Leona’s (grandson’s) Vest
Mary Ann's Pelican
Mary Ann’s Pelican
Cindy's First Shawl
Cindy’s First Shawl

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Rhyme Time

Sometimes in my life, the words must rhyme,
I have no explanation,
Now, it’s been awhile since I’ve indulged myself,
In this silly, little fascination.

I hope you enjoy what I have to share,
From our special, little store,
And if you like the things you see,
Remember, in person there’s so much more.

I’ll start with reminders of the classes to come,
You can see them by clicking right here,
There’s needlepoint, knitting and felting as well,
Better call before seats disappear.

Everybody working hard
Everybody working hard

Next up I will show you what came in this week,
New canvases bring so much delight,
I know you’ll enjoy them as much as we do,
Even more so when finished up right.

The talk of finishing brings the next thing to say,
I must remind you of dates,
If you want things by Christmas, better bring them in now,
Check this page, beautiful finishing awaits.

Thanks for reading to the end of this post,
Enjoy some wonderfully completed things,
From friends of ours who spend lots of time,
With their needles and with some string.