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Thistle offers you a beautiful selection of handpainted needlepoint canvases,
threads, supplies and embellishments. Sign up for our
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New canvases from the 2014 TNNA Trade Show are starting to show up at the shop! Click here to take a look.
Our February 2014 Trunk Show is from Once in a Blue Moon by Sandra Gilmore. Click here to see the wide range of beautiful canvases in this show!
Have you seen us in Needlepoint Now? Michele's lovely Seaside Santa, from Amanda Lawford, was in the Nov/Dec issue. And the Thanksgiving March, designed by Ashley Dillon was in the issue before that! Click here to get a closer look at the Thanksgiving March kit (which includes the canvas, threads, and stitch guide by Michele). Or click here to see the canvas and stitch guide only!
New Canvases - We just got some exciting
All About Stitching canvases in stock!
of Love have sent us all 41 of their clip on birds.
They are absolutely beautiful!
be teaching Seaside Basket by Melissa Shirley soon. Check back for updates!
The class will include Michele's annotated stitch guide.
Two new marches
from Ashley Dillon are available now:Thanksgiving
and 4th of July. Michele has finished
guides for all five marches and they are included in the price of
the canvas You can order the 4th with all the threads, Swarovski crystals,
stretchers and a rhinestone applicator.
On Sale - We have added dozens of designs to our On
Sale page, all at 50-75% off. All in stock belts
and pet collars are now 50% off. And, we are offering
20% off all in stock 13m and 18m
to our needlepoint
news blog to learn all about new items as they arrive in the
shop. Michele also writes an occasional Needlepoint
Tips & Techniques blog about her current projects.