Welcome to the Bristly Thistle
Thistle offers you a beautiful selection of handpainted needlepoint canvases,
threads, supplies and embellishments. Sign up for our
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The Annual Needlepoint
Show was in February in Long Beach. Read all about the classes
and check back here for new designs and books
from the show.
New products are available from Alice Peterson, ATENTI
bags, Charlie Harper, DJ Designs, Dream
House, Julia, Labors of Love, Needle Deeva, Zecca and Little Shoppe (so
Trunk Shows - The
Amanda Lawford show has
arrived with over 100 designs.
of Love have sent us all 41 clip on birds.
They are still 10% off this month.
be teaching Seaside Basket by Melissa Shirley in May.
The class will include Michele's annotated stitch guide.
March Madness is
over for basketball but continues on at the Bristly Thistle. 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.