Check out what's new!

We are just highlighting a few things here as they arrive in the shop. You can check out all the New Arrivals by clicking here. We've listed them by the date they have arrived so you can track what you've already seen and what is brand new to you. We hope you'll come back often.

March 28, 2015
Forgot about our Jeannette Douglas order and it arrived Friday. Check out Jeannettes newest designs along with her thread packs. We highly recommend the thread packs as now DMC conversion is provided and they come with a long list of silk threads from numerous companies. Check them out by clicking the date.

Also just arrived because Tracey ran out at the show, is Reflections of London from Ink Circles. Another great design to follow up from Reflections of Paris.

March 24, 2015
We think this is the last update from Nashville. Our shipment from Hoffman Distributing arrived so this update involves a wide variety of designers. You'll find Designs by Lisa, Elizabeth's Designs, Vickery Collection, Lone Elm Lane, Annalee Waite, The Stitchworks and more.

March 20, 2015
In the Nashville New Arrivals we just posted 3 great new designs from Mirabila: Wisteria, Moon Flowers and Christmas in London.

March 18, 2015
Today in our Nashville New Arrivals we posted designs from Handblessings, Keslyn's Designs, Stoney Creek, Erica Michaels and From Nancy's Needle.

March 17, 2015
It's St. Patricks Day and also the start of our Spring Thaw Sale both online and in store. Items in our Spring Thaw Sale are 20% OFF from today until and including Saturday, March 21. Check it out by clicking the date above and pick up a great deal.

March 14, 2015
We just posted new items from Glendon Place. We figure that Woodland Wonder will be very popular so if we run out and you want this chart make sure to let us know and we'll order it for you in April.

March 13, 2015
JBW Designs is now up in the Nashville update. along with T. A. Smith, some great scissors from Dinky Dyes and while not absolutely new we picked them up in Nashville and we have never had them in our shop and that is some great designs from Sampler Cove and Seba Designs. Hope you have a browse.

March 12, 2015
We just added AuryTM to our Nashville update as described below.

March 11, 2015
We now have several designers Nashville stash posted online and ready for viewing. If you go to our All New Arrivals area you will see a posting for Nashville New Arrivals. When you click on that you will also see we have divided it up company. If I wasn't stitching a couple of things right now I'd be starting on Ink Circles "A Holly Jolly Mandala". What a creative design. There is pine cones, Christmas trees, angels, doves, gifts and I don't know what else! Don't think I've found it all yet. More will be added over the next while as we get things processed.

There was a ton of highlights from this Nashville Market but one of the neatest products we found was from Puffin & Co. It is a micro needle threader so totally suitable for threading beading needles. I can't tell you how many people have come in to the shop and asked "how do you thread those blasted beading needles?" This is finally the solution. We only picked up a few at the show but we will be placing an order soon with Puffin to get a bunch more. If there is a specific design you would like make sure to contact us right away and we will get the specific one you would like. They sell for $13.25 and here is the models they have.


We've tried one and it does work. You can't however yank your thread through or it will cut the thread. After all you are working with very fine metal. But, it will thread a beading needle and solves an age old problem.

We hope if you can, that you will drop in and look through the binders in the shop of  all the new Nashville items. Take a few moments for yourself and have some fun.

February 20, 2015
A couple of great designs from The Trilogy, part of a new series called Giggly Wigglies. These two are Snowmen and Penguins.

And rounding out the Calendar Girl series from Little House Needlework is October and November.

January 29, 2015
It's not hard to tell that this is a slow time of year. Not a lot of updates to share with you. We are gearing up for Nashville later in February where we will have another buying spree. We do have a new series to share with you from Hands On Designs called A Year in Chalk. It has been difficult to get all the supplies in for this series that starts this month. Fabric has been back ordered and so we are waiting for its arrival. The first design is shown below and for all the details just click the picture.

December 11, 2014
This is the final posting of New Arrivals for this year. Here is a highlight of some of them. To see them all make sure to click the date above. We also restocked a number of arrivals from last month that sold out quickly like Let's Deck the Halls, Moonlight, Wit & Whimsy and others from the November 19 update. So check that date out as well.

From Country Cottage Needleworks this great Nativity scene simply called "The Nativity"

From ScissorTail Designs this wonderful design called Fleur de lys for Thee.

Little House Needleworks takes us back in time to another era with Lantern Lane.

Lindsay Lane Designs has thought of skiers in this great little design called Winter Fun Ski

From Imaginating a few Christmas and winter designs called Shepherds, Winter Birdhouse and Joy of Christmas.

Make sure to check out the new Christmas Banners from Stoney Creek and for those who love nostalgic things CW designs has a wonderful series called Antique Toys each with 2 designs in them. Also new designs from TA Smith so click the date above and check them out.

November 14, 2014
While I am Canadian and appreciate the seasons, as I get older the coming of the cold holds less enjoyment with each new year. I am unprepared for the plummeting temps and the warnings of snow squall warnings on the radio today. If you are a little like me, the thought of staying indoors where it is warm might have a lot of sway right now. If you would like something to do while staying indoors, grab a nice warm drink, bring up our website and take a look at today's New Arrival offerings. Lots to check on this date, so click the date above and have some "warm" fun. For now here are just a few highlights:

The Let's.... Series from Imaginating continues to bring so much enjoyment. In time for Christmas stitching we have "Let's Be Jolly" and "Let's Deck the Halls"

Also from Imaginating a wonderful design called "Peace Snowflake"

Many of you have seen the design I stitched a number of years ago called "Ironwork Gate". It has been one of our top sellers of all time. CW Designs has come up with a new design that has a very similar look. From the Pastel Reflections Series this is called Pink House. There is also Blue House but it was out of stock when we ordered. We'll hope to get it sometime.

Also from CW Designs and for those who aren't ready to give up on spring and summer, here is a beautiful recreation of nature called "Spring Florals" and it contains all three designs shown.

One last highlight is from a list of new arrivals from Stoney Creek. This one is called "Sparklie and White" and is a collection of delightful snowmen with whimsical and witty sayings.

Make sure to click the date above and check out these and many other offerings that have just arrived.

November 13, 2014
The much anticipated release of Lizzie Kate's new mystery sampler "Things Unseen" is here. We had to take pre-orders for this and as a result by the time it was released last week our supply was dwindling. We still do have some Part 1 in stock, a few thread packs, limited button packs (but you really don't need those until the project is done) and we some of the Wren fabric in 14 & 16 count aida, as well as 28ct Cashel and 32 ct Belfast. If we have run out of anything when you order, Lizzie Kate's next ship date with Part 2 is mid December, so we'll have more of everything then. Here is a sneak peak at the stitched piece with the beautiful Weeks Dye Works threads to the left. You can get more details by clicking the date above.

October 8, 2014
The newest from Lizzie Kate have arrived. First highlight is called Snow Dudes! A set of 3 cute designs taking an idea from Foxwood Crossing designs and using their little sled ornaments. Stitched on perforated paper, the designs are then cut out and mounted on to the sled, providing a quick, easy and very cute ornament.

A little touch of Halloween is found in Lizzie Kates latest little kit called "Spooky Eyes. It comes with 28 count Eek hand dyed fabric from Picture this Plus, a skein of Kohl from Weeks Dye Works, little buttons for eyes and hand dyed black mini pom trim along with finishing instructions.

And from cute to elegant we have Reindeer Stocking which includes a button pack and the 2014 edition of Flora's Stockings which also comes with a button/embellishment pack

There is a lot more for this days highlights and update. If only we had more time to post them all. Please make sure to click the date above to see all 33 new designs that have recently arrived. Just before we go however, we want to highlight just a couple more.

From Just Cross Stitch the magazine company comes this wonderful keepsake calendar for 2015. You'll find 12 exclusive floral design to celebrate each month of the coming year in full colour along with the patterns to stitch them. We have just 3 copies in stock so get one while they last.

And from Ink Circles her latest designs are here as well at the Roll Your Own Mandalas 1, 2 and 3. These are very unique designs allowing you to create palettes and make stained glass masterpieces. Here is #1. Click the link to these patterns and you can read all about the RYO.

And to finish off, two new designs from Imaginatings "Let's Series" to help us celebrate fall..."Let's Love Autumn" and "Let's Leap into Fall"


Click the date above!

October 7, 2014
A number of new kits to highlight today from small to large, some cross stitch and some needlepoint style.

From Dimensions, 3 small kits, just 5" square and printed in colour on canvas. Titled "Sandpoint", "A Bowl of Apples" and "Tiger Profile".

A new company for us is called Riolis and they are out of Russia. These kits all come with the appropriate aida cloth, a woolen/acrylic blend of yarn with real swatch thread organizer for easy reference, needle and full instructions.

Elephants in Savannah

Lions in Savannah

Zebras in Savannah

White Owl

Funny Penguins

White Orchids

Still Life with Martini (Don't know if it shaken or stirred but it is a great recreation of a pastel drawing)

From Design Works and the artwork of Joan Elliot this needlepoint kit comes with 12 count interlock canvas printed in full colour, great for finishing as a pillow as well as the acrylic yarn, needle and instructions.

Artful Flowers

Candamar also has a needlepoint kit in the William Morris style, however this comes with plain 14 count mesh canvas, cotton floss, needles and easy to follow instructions. Also would make a great pillow.

Morris Style Pillow/Picture

Check out all these great kits by clicking the pictures or the date above.

September 19, 2014
A few great designs have arrived and we'd love to share them with you. T.A. Smith Designs is a new company for us. Her name is actually Teresa and here are a couple of great designs. Pretty Little Square comes with an option for a colourful version and a more solid version.

And Noel has a wonderful old world look and comes with 3 separate designs as shown.

Rosewood Manor has another new offering, this one called Round & Round. In the style of a motif sampler this has beautiful colour and symmetry using just 4 colours of Weeks Dye Works.

And this wise saying comes from C Street Samplerworks. It's called Age Improves with Wine. No more need be said. 

There is a few more, but just one more highlight and that is from Nancy's Needle and the latest Holiday Tree and this one is VI

There is a few more so make sure to click the date above and have some fun looking.

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