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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.

*** Thistle Needleworks is open for in-person shopping ***
 
Our hours are 9:30 am - 5:30 pm on Tuesday through Friday,
Thursday evening by appointment, and 9:30 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday.
We are closed on Sunday and Monday.
 
Since the state of Connecticut no longer has a mask mandate, face masks
are not required now, but are certainly not discouraged.  Please use
your best judgment.
 
Shipping of your supplies and/or vestibule/in-store pickup will continue and is, indeed, encouraged.  These orders are best placed with us online at store.APNeedleArts.com where we have added a shipping option of "Vestibule/In-Store Pickup", or by email.  When you place an order for pickup, we will call you when it is ready and arrange to put it out for you at the appropriate time.
 
Judie's in-store "Open Classroom" classes have resumed on
Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings starting on September 22.
See the class schedule and our calendar of events.


You may order online at APNeedleArts.com (preferred),
via email to ThisNeedle@aol.com,
or by phone to 800-NDLWRKS or 860-257-2718

While we work on filling these orders we may not be able
to answer the phone, so please leave a message on the
answering machine and we will call you back ASAP

 Alex-Paras NeedleArts - our online needlework shop -- click to visit      Needlepointers!  Visit Alex-Paras NeedleArts 
  -- our Online Needlework Shop at
  APNeedleArts.com
 
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 December 2022
 
The selected charity is
Plan International
A development and humanitarian organization
that advances children's rights and equality for girls

 
The featured designs for this month are
A selection of
Full-Size Christmas Stocking Needlepoint Canvases
and
Cross Stitch Patterns from
The Stitchworks

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

Our Christmas Gift for You
During December 2022, you can purchase a copy of
"True Confessions of a Stocking Stitcher" at a 10% discount
with the purchase of a
full-size needlepoint Christmas Stocking canvas
(includes the "Stitch For A Cause" canvases)
** Limit of one book per customer at this special price **

'Layers of Leaves' by Kam Wenzloff Needlepoint Now magazine
Is Partnering with
Thistle Needleworks

For
A Year-Long Stitch Club

Layers of Leaves by Kam Wenzloff

In each Needlepoint Now magazine issue in 2023,
10 new stitches for leaves will be given

Click here for Stitch-In dates
and more details

Finishing Deadlines for Christmas 2022
 
Click here to see our finishing deadlines for Christmas 2022.

View our list of the Products that we carry

 
As advertised in Needlepoint Now magazine:
       12 Days Of Christmas -- as shown in the November/December 2022 issue
Quick Stitch & Sketch Books -- as shown in the July/August 2022 issue
Octagons -- as shown in the May/June 2022 issue
Winter Feeder -- as shown in the November/December 2021 issue
The Royals -- as shown in the September/October 2021 issue
Juxtaposition -- as shown in the July/August 2021 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 Autumn-Winter 2022-2023 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

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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
                 (800-635-9757)

Our Hours:
  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  Thursday evening by appointment
  Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm
  Closed Sunday and Monday

 
Always OPEN 24/7 online at
APNeedleArts.com

                   

You can send us E-mail at:

E-mail ThisNeedle@aol.com

 
 

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