May Trunk Show- Amanda Lawford and DC Designs!

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Our May Trunk show from Amanda Lawford and DC Designs is in store now! Featuring a wide selection of designs and price points- there’s something for everyone! Based in New York, New York, Amanda Lawford has been painting and designing canvases since 1975. She’s even done a stint at the Royal School of Needlework, in England! A newer artist of ours, Derek Clarke of DC Designs, brings us canvases for the modern needlepointer, while keeping an eye on affordability.

The Bristly Thistle May Trunk Show features over 200 beautiful canvases from these two esteemed designers. When we asked Michele to narrow her favorites down to just 10 to showcase here, she had a tough time, but here’s what she came up with!

1.  Great Blue Heron

5-14 heron

2. Peacock Floral

5-14 aqua flower

3. Dragonfly

5-14 dragonfly

4. Boxed Pansies

5-14 pansy canvas

5. She Sells Seashells

5-14 mermaid

6. 3 Big Fish


7. Beaching It

5-14 beach scene

8. Christmas Tree

5-14 tree

9. Spotted Pig/Babies

5-14 pow

10. Wild Thistles

5-14 weird flowers

We’ll have this beautiful trunk show through the end of May, so stop by the store or give us a call at 1(877)5-STITCH or (904)729-4020.

-Liz and Karyn


New Charlie Harper designs for 2013

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We are now taking orders for 6 new Harper designs released this year.  You can order them now on our website!


ATENTI overnight bags

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These gorgeous bags are irresistible.  The overnighters are good not just for carrying projects to and fro, but for actual travel bags.  The Venice bag evokes romantic memories of that fabulous city.  I love them all–I stalked the Atenti booth at market all 3 days.These new overnight bags are available in the store.  They are made in the USA and make great gifts.


Dream House Ventures trunk show

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The Dream House trunk show has just arrived with over 150 designs.  All are 20% off this month!

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Clip on birds from Labors of Love

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yhst-36309432747749_2251_1058789300We have all 41 clip on birds in stock this month from Labors of Love and they are 20% off. We would happy to pick threads for these including some sparkle bling!

Marcy Covington trunk show


This trunk show from Marcy is in the store this month.  She has geometric, floral, animal and other wonderful designs.   And during the show, all are 20% off!
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Happy Thanksgiving!


Daughter number one (she and her younger sister refer to themselves as the Heir and the Spare) will have this to hang in her home office. I followed her request for a black frame (no bling) and went with a black mat. True love is stitching a basketweave background….

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