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"Stitch For A Cause"

Each month we feature a different designer's work or a different category of designs, and a charitable organization to receive the proceeds from our program.

The featured designs are offered in two ways -- either the customer chooses to pay full price and we will donate 20% of the price to the cause of the month, or the customer chooses to receives 10% off and the cause will receive a donation of 10%.

Click here to see the selected designs for this month.

The designers and organizations that we have featured are:
Designer(s)                                         Cause of the month                             _            Date                     
Julia's Needleworks American Red Cross -
Philippine Disaster Relief
November 2013
Lilian Chermor UNICEF December 2013
Leigh Designs The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society January 2014
Beau Geste American Heart Association February 2014
Finger Step Designs ASPCA March 2014
Kathy Schenkel Designs Heifer International April 2014
Painted Pony Designs Habitat for Humanity May 2014
Renaissance Designs Doctors Without Borders June 2014
Associated Talents Wounded Warrior Project July 2014
dede's Needleworks World Wildlife Fund August 2014
Melissa Shirley Designs Be The Match - Bone Marrow Registry September 2014
Kick Back & Stitch American Cancer Society October 2014
Treglown Designs CARE November 2014
Maggie Co. and
Homespun Elegance
No Kid Hungry December 2014
Sharon G. and
Charland Designs
Dress For Success January 2015
Patti Mann and
Green Apple Co.
Music Empowers Foundation February 2015
Elizabeth Turner Collection
and Ewe & Eye & Friends
The ALS Association March 2015
Danji Designs and
Historic Handworkes
Autism Speaks April 2015
A Collection of Designs and
Ursula Michael Designs
Nepal Earthquake Relief May 2015
Fashionable Accessories and
Mosey 'N Me
Parkinson's Disease Foundation June 2015
Christmas Stockings & Cuffs
and Mini-Socks
Periwinkle Promises
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation July 2015
Dolls & Other 3-D Delights and
Rosewood Manor
charity: water -- Clean Drinking Water
for Developing Countries
August 2015 and
September 2015
Halloween and
Bent Creek
National Breast Cancer Foundation October 2015
Thanksgiving & Autumn and
Designs by Gloria & Pat
hawkwing, Inc. -- providing essential
services and support for the people of
the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux)
Indian Reservation
November 2015
Designs by Suzanne and
Cross My Heart
March of Dimes December 2015
Snowmen and Hardanger,
Drawn & Pulled Thread
VisionAware -- glaucoma research &
January 2016
J. Child Designs and
Fanci That
International Rescue Committee --
Rescue and Refugee Support
February 2016
Easter Eggs and
The Seeing Eye -- helping the blind
with Seeing Eye dogs
March 2016
Florals and
Cross 'N Patch
The National Kidney Foundation April 2016
Women and
Of Female Worth
RAINN -- Rape, Abuse & Incest
National Network
May 2016
Houses and Buildings and
Glendon Place
Dentists Without Borders June 2016
Curtis Boehringer (NP) and
Curtis Boehringer (CS)
Operation Gratitude -- saying
"Thank You" to all who serve
July 2016
Needle Crossings and
Stitches from the Heartland
JDRF - Type 1 Diabetes Research August 2016
Rebecca Wood Designs and
Hardcover Cross Stitch Books
Operation Homefront -- financial and
other assistance to the families of our
service members and wounded warriors
September 2016
2016 Destination: Dallas
Needlepoint Market
The Drawn Thread
Alzheimer's Association -- care and
support for all those affected by
Alzheimer’s and other dementias
October 2016
The Caron Collection and
Elizabeth's Designs
National Stroke Association November 2016
Storybook & Cartoon Characters
Shepherd's Bush Printworks
Save the Children December 2016
Kitchen & Coasters and
Feeding America January 2017
TNNA Winter 2017 Show and
The Workbasket
National Audubon Society February 2017
Judaica and
Diane Graebner Designs
Pet Partners - to improve human health
through the human-animal bond
March 2017
Amanda Lawford & DC Designs
and Designs From Pamela
World Food Program USA April 2017
Wildlife Needlepoint Canvases
and Kathy Barrick,
Carriage House Samplings, and
Barrick Samplers
Wildlife Conservation Society -
Saving Wildlife and Wild Places
May 2017
Charlotte Westerfield and
Serendipity Designs, MarBek,
and Dobber Designs
National Scoliosis Foundation -
Improving the lives of those living with
scoliosis and other spinal deformities
June 2017 and
July 2017
Julia's Needleworks and
Cross-Eyed Cricket
Soldier On Women's Program -
Helping Women Veterans Reclaim
Their Lives
August 2017
JP Needlepoint and
SamSarah Design Studio
Hurricane Disaster Relief
September 2017
Tropical Birds & Flowers and
Stoney Creek Collection
October 2017
Evelyn Bernstein Studio and
Just Nan
Malala Fund - working for a world
where every girl can learn and lead
without fear
November 2017
A Selection of Christmas
Needlepoint Canvases
Holly House Designs &
Midsummer Night Designs
Snowball Express - serving the children
of our fallen military heroes
December 2017
Needlepoint Kits and
CornerHouse Designs &
Lesa Steele Designs
California Fire Foundation -
SAVE: supplying aid to wildfire victims
January 2018
Hearts and Valentines &
St. Patrick's Day and
Fireside Originals
Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary -
Providing sanctuary for former
research animals
February 2018
and March 2018
Chicks, Ducks & Geese and
Heart In Hand Needleart
Moms Demand Action -
Action For Gun Sense In America
April 2018
Sports & Games and
John Clayton
Adaptive Sports Center - Enhancing the
quality of life of people with disabilities
through exceptional outdoor adventure
May 2018
Asian-Inspired Needlepoint and
Val's Stuff
TheDream.Us - Providing DREAMers
the opportunity to realize their college
dreams and give back
June 2018
Americana Needlepoint and
Americana Cross Stitch
Building Homes For Heroes -
Supporting the brave men and women
injured while serving our country
July 2018
Sealife Needlepoint and
Hands Across the Sea,
Silver Creek Samplers, and
Water's Edge
Ocean Conservancy - working to protect
the ocean from global challenges
August 2018
Jacobean Inspired Needlepoint,
Crewel Embroidery Kits, and
With My Needle
National Eating Disorders Association -
supporting those affected by eating
September 2018
Fun Needlepoint and
Sudberry House
Treasured Time - giving the gift of
moments to help grant the wishes
of parents with life-threatening medical
October 2018
Christmas Needlepoint with
Stitch Guides
Angel Stitchin
Puppy Up Foundation - discovering the
common links between canine and
human cancers
November 2018
Entertainment Needlepoint and
Americana & U.S. Military
Cross Stitch
USO - providing programs, entertain-
ment and support to service members
and their families all around the world
December 2018
Fruit & Vegetables Needlepoint
and Permin of Copenhagen
Operation Smile - providing free
surgeries for children and young adults
in developing countries who are born
with cleft lip, cleft palate, or other
dental and facial conditions
January 2019
Colorful Needlepoint
and Leisure Arts
Convoy Of Hope - providing help and
hope to those who are impoverished,
hungry and hurting
February 2019
Zecca Needlepoint and
Keslyn's and Kit & Bixby
Bright Pink - helping to save lives
from breast and ovarian cancer
March 2019
Signs & Sayings Needlepoint
and The Artists Collection
National Aphasia Association -
promoting awareness and providing
support for those with aphasia
April 2019
A Selection Of Cat Needlepoint
and Dimensions
Folds of Honor - providing educational
scholarships to spouses and children of
America's fallen and disabled service
May 2019
A Selection Of Travel and
Needlepoint and
Plum Street Samplers
Clean The World Foundation -
globally providing education & supplies
for better water, sanitation, and hygiene
June 2019
Cooper Oaks Design and
True Colors International
SurfRider Foundation - protect the
ocean, waves, and beaches
July 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and Great Big Graphs
National Park Foundation - protection
and enhancement of our national parks
August 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
Historic Handworkes
Rainforest Trust - protecting our
planet's critical ecosystems
September 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and Erica Michaels
National Multiple Sclerosis Society -
helping people affected by Multiple
October 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and The Sewing Circle
World Central Kitchen - providing
a warm meal, an encouraging word,
and a helping hand in hard times
November 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
Vickery Collection
Americares - improving health for
people affected by poverty or disaster
December 2019
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and Twisted Threads
Mercy Ships - international sailing ships
that offer clean water, reliable
electricity, and medical care
January 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases by Melissa Shirley,
Charted Canvaswork Patterns
by Southern Cross Needlework,
A Selection of Cross Stitch
Patterns with an Australia
connection, and Gumnut Yarns
hand-dyed softly-shaded
embroidery threads from
Kangaroo Island Bushfire Recovery -
helping to create a Native Plant
Nursery to fast-track recovery and
provide wildlife with essential habitat
February 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
Homespun Elegance
Hemophilia Federation of America -
assists, educates and advocates for
the bleeding disorders community
March 2020
A Selection Of Needlepoint
Canvases and
By The Bay Needleart
Coronavirus Direct Relief - providing
personal protective equipment and
essential medical items to health workers
responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)
April 2020
Needlepoint Kits,
Cross Stitch Kits, and
Crewel Embroidery Kits
Samaritan's Purse - meeting critical needs
for victims of conflict, disaster, famine,
and epidemics throughout the world
May 2020
A Selection of Tropical Life
Needlepoint Canvases and
Kustom Krafts
Partners In Health - providing a
preferential option for the poor in
health care
June 2020
A Selection of Nature Related
Needlepoint Canvases and
Covered Crossings Stitchery
and Designs by Linda Myers
The Nature Conservancy - conserving
the lands and waters on which all life
July 2020
A Selection of Needlepoint
Canvases for Small Accessories
and Sue Hillis Designs
ECAD - enabling people with
disabilities to gain greater independence
and mobility through the use of specially
educated dogs
August 2020
A Selection of Asian & African
Inspired Needlepoint Canvases
and Enchanting Lair and
Glory Bee
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance - helping to
vaccinate almost half the world's children
against deadly and debilitating infectious
September 2020

Thistle Needleworks, Inc.
506 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
 860-257-2720 fax
 800-NDLWRKS (800-635-9757)
        (out-of-state orders)
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  Thursday evening by appointment
  Saturday: 9:30am-4pm
  Closed Sunday (except 11/29 to 12/20)

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Thistle Needleworks, Inc. - Wethersfield CT