We have the finest selection of threads, fabrics, charts, beads, embellishments and accessories for needlework that you’ll find in south western Ontario. Specializing in cross stitch, hardanger, counted canvas, Swedish weaving (huck work) and catering to the needlepointer as well, we can meet all your stitching needs. We carry Gentle Arts Sampler threads, Weeks Dye Works, Crescent Colours, Kreinik, Caron Collection, Vikki Clayton hand dyed silks, Gloriana and of course DMC floss, pearl cottons and tapestry wool. We have a great selection of fabrics all cut to the size you need as well as Picture This Plus hand dyed fabrics and many pre-finished items like towels and baby items. Stitching stands, craft lamps from the Mighty Bright Company and a large selection of embellishments from By Jupiter, Just Another Button Company, and Mill Hill help add the perfect touch to all your working projects.
Located in London, Ontario, Thread & Eye is a treasure for those who love cross stitch, traditional needlepoint, hardanger, huck or swedish weaving and all the threads, beads, fabric, buttons and patterns that needleworkers are looking for. Just minutes from highway 401 midway between Toronto and Windsor, you'll find a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
The owners, Kathy and Neale Unruh are long time needleworkers. Kathy has attended numerous seminars and workshops over the years enabling her to offer the best in needlework assistance while Neale, our custom framer and a long time stitcher, understands the importance of framing your finished needlework properly while enhancing its beauty. Our custom framing department uses conservation framing methods to preserve your needleart for generations. If you live in our area, make sure to drop in and let us give you a no obligation quote.
Classes are also an important part of service to our customers. From September through May we have an ever changing list of classes in many areas of needlework and at all levels of expertise so whether you are a beginner or an advanced stitcher, there is always something to learn. We will also book private lessons for beginners as time permits in our schedule.
Our goal is to offer you the best service possible online or in our shop. Our display of fabrics, wall of thread colours and the 1000's of in stock pattern books just makes you want to stitch! Whether looking for a special item or just browsing, we’re certain you’ll enjoy yourself. If you don't find it here, be sure to email or call. While we can't carry everything available to cross stitchers today, we’ll try our best to get the items you are looking for.