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Thistle Needleworks

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.

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

Cross-stitchers! -- click here to view/order many cross-stitch patterns and
our vast selection of threads and stitching supplies

Wooly Block Adventure

Thistle Needleworks is participating in
The Fall 2016
Wooly Block Adventure

The free pattern is now available at the shop.  Kits will be available around November 1st.

Contact the shop via phone or email to reserve your kit and we will contact you when it is ready for you to pick up.

Click here to see pictures of our design.

Our "Stitch For A Cause" program continues for October 2016
The selected charity is the Alzheimer's Association --
care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and
other dementias
The featured designs are
Needlepoint Canvases picked up at the 2016 Destination: Dallas
Needlepoint Market
Cross Stitch patterns from "The Drawn Thread"

Click here to see the selected designs for this month

Click here to see the program details and the history of
our selected organizations and designers

View our list of the Products that we carry
  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

As advertised in Needlepoint Now magazine:
       Overalls - Flower Quilt Blocks -- as shown in the July-August
                                                                               and September-October 2016 issues
Plenty & Grace -- as shown in the May-June 2016 issue
Overalls - Flower Quilt Blocks -- as shown in the March-April 2016 issue
The Patterned Tent & Side By Side -- as shown in the September-October 2015 issue
Harvest Moon & Halloween Farm -- as shown in the September-October 2014 issue
Imperial Garden -- as shown in the July-August 2014 issue
See our earlier ads in Needlepoint Now magazine

Thistle is our name -- see our List of Thistle Patterns and Canvases

Interested in Crewel Embroidery? -- see the crewel kits from Custom House of Needle Arts

See our list of Swedish Weaving/Huck Embroidery supplies

Great hand-dyed fibers -- Gumnut Yarns Hand-Dyed Wool, Mohair, & Silk Threads

We have the complete line of Sampler Threads from The Gentle Art

See our Thistle Exclusive cross stitch kit:
       Christmas Morning                                  

Needlepoint enthusiasts -- see our exclusive Bear With Thistle Tartan Vest

See our Autumn-Winter 2016-2017 Class Schedule for classes at the shop **NEW**

View our Calendar of Events for activities at the shop

Read the "A Stitch In Time" article about our shop from Northeast Magazine

See our shop write-up at The CARON Collection web site

Helpful Hints: Cross Stitch Washing/Blocking and 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 Charges

We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. VISA MasterCard Discover American Express

Our new address:
  Thistle Needleworks
  506 Silas Deane Highway
  Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: 860-257-2718
Fax: 860-257-2720
Toll Free: 800-NDLWRKS out-of-state orders

  Monday-Saturday, 9:30am-5:30pm
  Thursday 'til 8pm
  Closed Sundays (except November 27 &
              December 4, 11 & 18, 12n-4pm)
Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce

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a proud member of
The Needlepoint Group
of  TNNA

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Thistle Needleworks, Inc. - Wethersfield CT
Revised - October 21, 2016