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BOOKS and CHARTS

At Thistle Needleworks we have a listing of over 41,000 books and charts on cross-stitch, other counted-thread techniques, and charted needlepoint that have been published during the past 29 years, and maintain an inventory of several thousand of these books. We help customers from all over the country to obtain their desired books. We invite e-mail with your particular request.

View the list of our 100 Newest Books & Charts and Other Recent New Books

Search and order from the HDC Merchant Mall
for cross-stitch patterns and embellishments --
select from over 12,000 items and place your
online order for processing by us
    HDC Merchant Mall -- click to enter

For animal designs in particular, try the
Searchable Design Index from Pegasus Originals, Inc.

We have all of the cross-stitch patterns from Ursula Michael Designs
and the miniature-knotwork patterns from Teresa Layman Designs.
 
Some of our favorite designer links:
          Lavender & Lace / Butternut Road / Told in a Garden
  Mirabilia Designs
  Just Nan
  Serendipity Designs / MarBek
  Charland Designs
  Teresa Layman Designs
  Finger Step Designs - charted needlepoint
  Kick Back & Stitch - charted needlepoint
  The Sewing Circle - counted cross stitch

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MAGAZINES

      We carry the following fine needlework magazines in the shop:
  • PieceWork
  • Creative Needle
  • Threads
  • New Stitches (England)
  • Beautiful Stitches (England)
  • Cross Stitch Gallery (England)
  • Inspirations (Australia)
  • Embroidery & Cross Stitch (Australia)
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THREADS and WOOLS

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Full range of DMC threads

     floss (art. 117)
     metallic floss
     rayon floss
     perle cotton #3,5,8,12
     metallic perle cotton #5 - gold & silver
     flower thread (art. 106) (as available)
     synthetic metallics (the "Z"'s)
     metallic (art. 280 & 281)
     matte cotton (art. 89)
     Medicis wool (art. 475 & 478)
         View our Medicis Color Card as a reference to the wool colors
     Laine Colbert tapestry wool (art. 486 & 487A)
     tatting cotton (art. 19)
     Cordonnet (art. 151)
     Cutwork Thread (art. 107) a broder
      
     You can order DMC threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

          DMC products are available for sale and purchase only within the United States
          and cannot be purchased, sold or shipped outside the United States.

Sampler Threads by The Gentle Art

     Full line of 5-yard & 10-yard skeins
     New "Simply Sampler" colors added 2/11: 
         Baked Clay, Faded Rose, Honey Dew, Tradewind
     plus 2 new "Limited Edition" colors: Bermuda Grass, Crocus
     Also available: Loose Threads Pack -- 50 yards of assorted unmarked threads
      
     Order Sheet for Sampler Threads --- see the Sampler Thread colors
      
     You can order The Gentle Art threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
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Weeks Dye Works Hand-Dyed Threads

     Order Sheet for Weeks Dye Works Threads --- WDW Numerical List
      
     You can order Weeks Dye Works threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
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Kreinik (Balger) Metallic Threads

     Blending Filament        #8 (Fine) Braid          1/16" Ribbon
      (Balger Blending)       #12 (Tapestry) Braid     1/8" Ribbon
     Cord                     #16 (Medium) Braid       Ombre
     Cable                    #24 (Canvas) Braid       Japan Threads
     #4 (Very Fine) Braid     #32 (Heavy) Braid        Facets

Kreinik Metallic Thread Color List

     You can order Kreinik threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
Visit the Kreinik website to see the Thread and Yarn Guide
and the Metallic and Decorative Threads information
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The Caron Collection Threads

     Watercolours      Rachel          Soie Cristale
     Wildflowers       Rachelette      Double-Dipped Rachel
     Waterlilies       Snow            Antica
     Impressions       Kit Kin         Candlelight
      
     You can order The Caron Collection threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
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Needle NecessitiesThreadworX Threads

          Note: The Needle Necessities products are available only as our supplies last.
          Use ThreadworX threads for very suitable substitutes.

     Floss Overdyed           Madras              Spring II
     Pearl 5 Overdyed         Charleston          Spring II Shadowdyed
     Pearl 8 Overdyed         Opalescence         Velour 18 Shadowdyed
     French Wool Overdyed     Rachel Overdyed     Empress Silk Overdyed
      
     See the Colorfastness Information from Needle Necessities
      
     You can order Needle Necessities Floss Overdyed and ThreadworX threads
     at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
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Rainbow Gallery Threads

     Alabaster        Faux Fur          Grandeur            Rainbow Tweed
     Alpaca 18        Fiesta!           Matte 18            Rhapsody
     Arctic Rays      Flair             Neon Rays           Santa's Beard
     Backgrounds      Frosty Rays       Nordic Gold          & Suit
     Bravo!           Fyre Werks        Overture            Silk & Cream
     Cresta d'Oro     Gold Rush 12      Patent Leather      Splendor
     Crystal Rays     Gold Rush 14      Patina              Super-Suede
     Designer's       Variegated        Pebbly Perle        Tiara
      Dream            Gold Rush 14     Precious Metals     Twedie 18
     Elegance         Gold Rush 18      Rainbow Angora      Ultra-Suede
     Encore!          Gold Rush XS      Rainbow Linen       Wisper
      
     You can order Rainbow Gallery threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
View the Rainbow Gallery Cross Stitch Usage Chart
See the Stitching Tips for Rainbow Gallery threads
Visit the Rainbow Gallery home page
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EdMar Brazilian Embroidery Threads

     Glory **           Frost **
     Iris **            Lola **
 
     ** available while our supplies last
 
     You can order EdMar threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
 
     For EdMar rayon thread color, care, and usage data see the
     Rayon Embroidery Thread information at the EdMar Co. web site
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Gumnut Yarns Wool, Mohair & Silk Threads

     Hand-dyed threads from Australia -- spun from completely natural fibers
 
     Blossoms - softly-shaded 2-ply wool
     Gemstones - subtly-variegated 2-ply wool **
     Daisies - softly-shaded 1-ply fine wool
     Tulips - softly-shaded natural mohair
     Moonbeams - subtly-variegated natural mohair **
     Poppies - softly-shaded 50% silk, 50% wool
     Opals - subtly-variegated 50% silk, 50% wool **
     Buds - softly-shaded perle silk
     Jewels - subtly-variegated perle silk **
     Stars - softly-shaded fine (stranded) silk
     Aztecs - subtly-variegated fine (stranded) silk **
** available while our supplies last
  You can order Gumnut Yarns threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop   Visit the Gumnut Yarns web site in Australia
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Anchor Cotton Floss

     You can order Anchor Cotton Floss at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

Danish Flower Thread

     You can order Danish Flower Thread at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

Marlitt Rayon Thread

The Thread Gatherer

     You can order The Thread Gatherer threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

Leah's Overdyed

     Floss             Perle 8
     Perle 5           Perle 12
 
     You can order Leah's Overdyed Perle threads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

YLI Silk Ribbons - 2mm (special order for colors as available), 4mm, 7mm & 13mm

     You can order YLI RibbonFloss at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

Au ver a Soie Silks

     Soie d'Alger      Silk Serica
     Silk Mori         Trebizond
      
     You can order Soie d'Alger threads and Trebizond threads
     at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

Paternayan Persian Wool
Paternayan Crewel Wool

     You can order Paternayan wool at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

Appleton Tapestry Wool
Appleton Crewel Wool

     You can order Appleton wool at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop
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FABRICS

Aida (8, 11, 14, 16 & 18 count)
linens (from 12 tpi to 40 tpi)
hand-dyed linens by R&R (and Green Mountain, as supplies last)

NOTIONS

Mill Hill beads -- seed-petite-frosted-antique-bugle-pebble-economy packs

     You can order Mill Hill beads at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop

Mill Hill Glass & Crystal Treasures
Charms
Mill Hill buttons
Debbie Mumm buttons by Mill Hill

Order Mill Hill items online at the Mill Hill website

See our Thistle Exclusive cross stitch kits --

Christmas Morning, Home Sweet Home and Frog Prince

and our Thistle Exclusive cross-stitch tribute to the UCONN Women's Basketball Team

Here's To The Ladies

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THOUSANDS OF HAND-PAINTED NEEDLEPOINT CANVASES

You can view many of our needlepoint canvases and other needlepoint supplies
at our www.APNeedleArts.com online needlework shop

See The Royals - King, Queen, Jack and Joker from Finger Step Designs

A Thistle Needleworks exclusive -- see our Bear With Thistle Tartan Vest

An exciting charted needlepoint project! -- Flower Garden Wreath from Kick Back & Stitch

See the charted needlepoint Ornaments of the Month by Finger Step Designs

See all of the charted needlepoint designs by Finger Step Designs

A seasonal needlepoint project from New England -- the Maple Sugar Santa by Libby Sturdy

View/order these items at our APNeedleArts.com website -- click to visit

CREEPY CHARACTERS 2011-2012
by NeedleDeeva

A monthly series of 9 handpainted canvases featuring stitch guides by Robin King and a selection of amazing, fun, and easy-to-complete stitches. Size: 4.5" x 4.5" triangles on 18 mesh canvas. Canvases & Guides are now available starting September 2011.

You can view/order these items at our www.APNeedleArts.com website.

CREWEL -- including Crewel Embroidery Kits from Custom House of Needle Arts

ACCESSORIES -- including Sudberry House trays and boxes

FRAMES -- yes, we also do custom framing of all forms of needlework...

TOOLS

Stretcher bars (view/order at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop)
American Dream Products (Tomorrow's Treasures) scroll frames
      (view/order at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop)
Q-snaps
Handi-Clamp scroll frames
Dazor and Daylight lamps
K's Creations and other frame stands (view/order at our www.APNeedleArts.com online shop)
Phillip Stand -- our favorite floor stand

MUCH, MUCH, MORE...

 Alex-Paras NeedleArts - our online needlework shop -- click to visit      Needlepointers!  Visit Alex-Paras NeedleArts 
  -- our Online Needlework Shop at
  www.APNeedleArts.com

Cross-stitchers! -- visit to see our vast selection of threads and stitching supplies

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Please E-mail us if you would like more information:

E-mail ThisNeedle@aol.com

Orders -- call 800-NDLWRKS (800-635-9757) or 860-633-8503

We try to keep our prices accurate on our website, but it is not always possible. We have
provided prices for most of our books, canvases, threads and accessories so you can
have useful information, but prices frequently change.

Prices and availability subject to change without notice


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