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.
Needleworks is open for in-person shopping ***
We are open for customers to visit the shop.
An appointment is not necessary.
When you arrive, please come in and remain just inside our door
until acknowledged by one of our staff. Thank you.
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.
All customers must wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth completely,
as will all of the staff. Please try not to touch a product you do
not intend to purchase. These practices are for your own safely as
well as that of other customers and our staff.
We expect this "phase two" reopening to continue for several more months.
Shipping of your supplies and/or vestibule/in-store pickup will continue
and is, indeed, encouraged. These orders are best placed with us online
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 is now teaching her in-store "Open Classroom" classes again.
See the new
You may order online at
via email to
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
||Needlepointers! Visit Alex-Paras
-- our Online Needlework Shop at
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
The selected charity is
A non-profit disaster relief organization providing
food service during natural disasters and
in underserved communities across the country
The featured designs for this month are
A selection of Food-related Needlepoint Canvases
Cross Stitch Patterns from
Douglas Designs / Raspberry Patch Design Studio
and Prairie Grove Peddler
to see the selected designs for this month
here to see the program details and the history of
our selected organizations and designers
View our list of the
Products that we carry
Autumn-Winter 2021-2022 Class
Schedule for classes at the
Calendar of Events for activities
"A Stitch In Time" article
about our shop from Northeast Magazine
See our shop write-up
CARON Collection web site
Cross Stitch Washing/Blocking
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
506 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Toll Free: 800-NDLWRKS out-of-state orders
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