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The Bristly Thistle offers a beautiful selection of hand-painted needlepoint canvases, threads, supplies and embellishments.
Our artist-in-residence, Michele Herron, has been doing needlepoint for over 30 years. She loves picking out canvasses and threads for her customers' projects, plus stitching any Halloween canvas she can get her hands on.
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Meredith Willett will be in store April 9-11, 2015, teaching embellishment classes!
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.