Thistle Needleworks is a full-service
needlework shop located in Wethersfield, Connecticut that specializes in
counted thread embroidery, canvas (needlepoint) embroidery, and
crewel embroidery. We offer a wide variety of needlework
products and accessories to meet your every need.
Thistle Needleworks moved from Glastonbury, CT
to Wethersfield, CT in September 2015.
Needleworks is now open for in-person shopping.
We are open for customers to visit the shop.
An appointment is not necessary.
When you arrive, please come in and remain just inside our door
until acknowledged by one of our staff. Thank you.
Our hours are 9:30 am - 5:30 pm on Tuesday through Friday,
Thursday evening by appointment, and 9:30 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday.
We are closed on Sunday and Monday.
All customers must wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth completely,
as will all of the staff. Since we will practice social distancing,
we cannot stand next to you in order to help with color selections, etc.,
so please be prepared for self-service. Also, try not to touch a product
you do not intend to purchase. These practices are all for your own
safely as well as that of other customers and our staff.
We expect this "phase two" reopening to continue throughout this year.
Shipping of your supplies and/or vestibule/in-store pickup will continue
and is, indeed, encouraged. These orders are best placed with us online
store.APNeedleArts.com, where we have added a shipping option
of "Vestibule/In-Store Pickup", or by email. When you place an
order for pickup, we will call you when it is ready and arrange to put
it out for you at the appropriate time.
You may order online at
via email to
or by phone to 800-NDLWRKS or 860-257-2718
While we work on filling these orders we may not be able
to answer the phone, so please leave a message on the
answering machine and we will call you back ASAP
||Needlepointers! Visit Alex-Paras
-- our Online Needlework Shop at
here to view/order many cross-stitch patterns and
our vast selection of threads and stitching supplies
Our "Stitch For A Cause" program continues for November
The selected charity is
"Our mission is to give faith, love, joy, hope and comfort
to children worldwide, at times of special need through the
construction and distribution of handmade cloth dolls"
The featured designs for this month are
A Selection of Sew Much Fun Needlepoint Canvases
Cross Stitch Patterns from Schoolroom Samplings
to see the selected designs for this month
here to see the program details and the history of
our selected organizations and designers
|Finishing Deadlines for Christmas
here to see our finishing deadlines for Christmas 2020
View our list of the
Products that we carry
Autumn-Winter 2020-2021 Class
Calendar of Events for activities
"A Stitch In Time" article
about our shop from Northeast Magazine
See our shop write-up
CARON Collection web site
Cross Stitch Washing/Blocking
Make a perfect French Knot
Visit our store --
Directions to Thistle Needleworks
See us on a Map
We can ship your order to you -- see our
Shipping & Handling
506 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Toll Free: 800-NDLWRKS out-of-state orders
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday evening by appointment
Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm
Closed Sunday and Monday (except December 20, 12n-4pm
and December 21, 9:30am-5:30pm)
Closed Saturday, December 26 (Family Day)
Always OPEN 24/7 online at