December Newsletter

Holiday Party

Saturday December 9th

Stop by the shop to celebrate the holiday season with us!

Enter to win a $100 gift card

Free gift with purchase

Holiday Sale!!!


December 7th – 16th

20% off all in stock accessories

(clubs and special orders excluded)
Be sure to check the blog to see our canvas boards.
Can’t make it to the shop? Give us a call or shoot us an email to place an order.

Christmas Diners Club

There are 4 adorable canvases in this club

5 x 5 on 18 mesh
The club starts January 2018. Stitch guides are included in the kit with canvas and threads
Thread kits TBD
Stitch guides by Suzie Vallerie and Nancy Taylor
Click here to sign up onlineor call the shop to sign up 203-210-5107

Winter Class Schedule

Finish It!January 4th or 6th 10-12 $25
Stuck on a piece and can’t get it done? January always motivates us to finish pieces. So come work with Suzie and she will help you with stitches and threads to get you over the hump
Clean it Up! January 11th or 13th 10-12 $25
Are you embarrassed by the back of your canvas? Suzie will help you clean up your technique. You’ll be amazed at how different your canvas looks on the front once you clean up the back!
Enriched Stitching with Suzie
January 20th 10-3 $75
Submit your canvas by December 16th and Suzie will write a custom stitch guide and select all the threads to turn your canvas from drab to fab. The day will be spent going over your stitch guide and the techniques used to create a stunning piece of art.
Class fee includes full day of instruction and lunch. Stitch guide and threads are additional. Canvas must be from The Enriched Stitch.
Class limited to 6 students
Ribbon 101 February 8th or 10th 10-12 $40
Have you wanted to learn to work with silk ribbon? No need to be intimidated. Suzie will show you how to work with this fabulous thread to create beautiful ribbon techniques. Bring a canvas with you that you’d like to use ribbon on and Suzie will give you ideas.
Includes a doodle canvas on stretcher bars and ribbon to work with.
Beading 101 February 22nd or 24th 10-12 $40
No need to be afraid of beading anymore! It’s really easy once you learn the basic tips and techniques.Includes a doodle canvas on stretcher bars, beading needles and beads to work with.
Advance registration required for all classes. Call the shop or email to sign up

New Stitch Guides

Join us at our 2018 retreat

Needlepoint in New England

Registration is open for this amazing retreat!
April 27-29, 2018
The Greenwich Hyatt
Some classes are almost full so don’t wait to sign up to make sure you get your first choice of class!
Look at the lineup of teachers and classes!
Kelly Clark – Seashell Wreath
Becki Gebhardt – Stormy Weather by Leigh Designs

Suzie Vallerie – New England Santa by Amanda Lawford

Sandra Arthur – Winter Cardinal by Maggie

(almost full)

Meredith Willett – Chorus Line by Charlie Harper

(almost full)

Mary Susan Muirhead – Floral Bouquet by Maggie

All of the details areon the website. You canregister onlineor by calling the shop. Picture yourself in a wonderful three day class of stitching . . .we hope you join us!

Go Red with Thread 2018

The three canvases for our fundraiser next year are stitched and available for you to order! All three canvases have stitch guides and thread kits. A portion of the proceeds of these designs will be donated to hurricane relief charities this year.
Wonderland Heart – Amanda Lawford Designs
stitched by Suzie Vallerie
Mediterranean Diet – Melissa Prince Designs
stitched by Suzie Vallerie
Red Tails at Sunset – Leigh Designs
stitched by Suzie Vallerie
Give us a call at the shop to order your kit!

New Self Finishing Products

In a pinch for a gift for the holidays? There are new colors of the small zip bags from Colonial Needle.

Any 3 inch round fits!

Point 2 Pointehas self-finishing wine stoppers, wine charms, cuffs and cufflinks. They stitch up in minutes!

Don’t Miss a Thing!

Studio Time

Tuesday 12:30-2:30 with Becki

Thursday 12:30-2:30 with Becki

Friday 10:30-12:30- with Suzie

Saturday 12:30-2:30 with Suzie

Can’t make those times? We’re happy to schedule a private lesson with you.

Not local? We do Skype and Facetime lessons, as well.

Be sure to call ahead or email to reserve a place in studio time

2018 Finishing Deadlines

Valentine’s Day:December 1, 2018
Easter: January 22, 2018
4th of July:April 20, 2018
Halloween:July 20, 2018
Hanukkah: July 27, 2018
Thanksgiving:Aug 3, 2018
Early Christmas:Aug 10, 2018

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