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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 October 2019
The selected charity is National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Helping people affected by Multiple Sclerosis
The featured designs for this month are
A Selection of Needlepoint Canvases
Cross Stitch Patterns from Erica Michaels

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 2019

Click here to see our finishing deadlines for Christmas 2019.

Ornament Of The Month 2019

12 Days of Christmas
by Kathy Schenkel

Painted needlepoint designs
available exclusively from Thistle Needleworks

More information and ordering at

View our list of the Products that we carry

As advertised in Needlepoint Now magazine:
       Bit o' Glitter -- as shown in the July/August 2019 issue
12 Days of Christmas -- as shown in the January/February
                                                  and March/April 2019 issues
Chinese Lattice Blackwork -- as shown in the March/April 2018 issue
Ornamental Mittens -- as shown in the January/February 2018 issue
Mosaic Cubed -- as shown in the November/December 2017 issue
Pieces Of Africa -- as shown in the September/October 2017 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

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

See our Spring-Summer 2019 Class Schedule for classes at the shop

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

  Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  Thursday: 9:30am - 8pm
  Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm
  Closed Sundays (except
              December 1, 8, 15 & 22, 12n-4pm)

Always OPEN 24/7 online at


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Thistle Needleworks, Inc. - Wethersfield CT
Revised - October 1, 2019