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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

Our "Stitch For A Cause" program continues for November 2017
The selected charity is Malala Fund - working for a world
where every girl can learn and lead without fear
The featured designs for this month are
needlepoint canvases from
Evelyn Bernstein Studio
and cross stitch patterns, charms & embellishments from
Just Nan

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

Finishing Deadlines for Christmas 2017

  • Picture Frames  --  August 25th (Finished free-standing needlepoint frames -- not framing of a stitched piece of needlework)
  • 3D Animals  --  August 25th
  • Pillows and Christmas Stockings, etc., when a numbered fabric is chosen  --  August 25th
  • Ornaments, Eye Glasses Cases, Mini-Stockings, Standing Weighted Figures, and other small items  --  November 1st
  • Belts, Purses and other Leather Goods  --  November 15th
  • Pillows and Christmas Stockings, etc., when a named fabric is chosen  --  November 15th

If something is needed before December 24th, subtract the appropriate number of days from the deadline date.

We will accept finishing after these dates, but cannot promise that the items will be ready in time.

View our list of the Products that we carry
As advertised in Needlepoint Now magazine:
       Mosaic Cubed -- as shown in the November-December issue**NEW**
Pieces Of Africa -- as shown in the September-October issue
Marsh Melody & Lady Slipper Garden -- as shown in the March-April
                                                                               and May-June 2017 issues
Winter Feeder -- as shown in the January-February 2017 issue
NOEL -- as shown in the November-December 2016 issue
Overalls - Flower Quilt Blocks -- as shown in the July-August
                                                                               and September-October 2016 issues
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

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

See our Autumn-Winter 2017-2018 Class Schedule for classes at the shop
            (including pictures of some class pieces)

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 26 &
              December 3, 10 & 17, 12n-4pm)

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Thistle Needleworks, Inc. - Wethersfield CT
Revised - November 11, 2017