Enriched Stitch December Newsletter

Holiday Wish List
Tis the season to treat ourselves!  Here’s our”must have” stitching essentials
Z Bar Lamps
These lights are so cool!  They bend in so many directions and provide the best light
System 4 Floor Stand
Makes stitching hands free!  You can stitch two handed.  Makes beading so much easier . . .no more spilling beads everywhere!  Also great if you have arthritis.  
System 4 Table Stand
Perfect for when you take classes
Dovo Scissors
We only have two tools in needlepoint . . .scissors and needles.  Dovo scissors stay sharp so much longer than any other scissor.

Project Pouches
We just got in brand new project pouches and they’re only

Dimensions 10 x 14
Call the shop to order or click on the link below the image to purchase online
We have so many classes planned at the shop over the next few months.  Take a look at our schedule!  We’re happy to mail you a kit if you can’t attend the class

Holiday Party December 15th
Stop by the shop to celebrate the holiday season with us!  We’ll have nibbles and drinks, free giveaways throughout the day . . .and you never know what else we’ll have going on!

Go Red with Thread 2019
Join us for the 3rd annual Go Red with Thread Fundraiser on Saturday February 9th. Spend the day stitching away in the shop. Stitch on whatever you like or the new exclusive piece that was designed for the fundraiser

A portion of the proceeds of these canvases will be donated to a local Connecticut charity for heart health

Suzie will teach a class on the Patchwork Heart on February 9th 1-3
The canvas is 4 inches on 18 mesh and makes an adorable sampler where you’ll learn 13 stitches

$25 minimum donation to attend
Lunch included
Please call the shop to register
 Can’t join us?  Click here to preorder your kit or contact your local shop to see if they are participating

“Paint the Town Pink”
Preorder your kit now by calling the shop.  Suzie will be stitching the piece and writing a guide. There will be a class on March 23rd.

It’s 5 x 5 on 18 mesh and would look fabulous in our hot pink lacquer box!

Winter Class Schedule
The schedule is up on the website!
 5th: I’m Stuck
10th: Basic Beading
12th: Stitch Guides by Suzie
17th: Ribbon 101
24th: Silly Little Birds
26th: Thunder Series
31st: Pick Your Ornament
2nd: Stitch Guides by Suzie
7th: Ribbon 102
14th: Love is in the Air Heart Embellishment
21st: Greek Key Bee
23rd: Sew Much Fun Christmas Trees
2nd: Chickadees Anyone?
5th: Tighten Your Technique 1
9th: Hydrangea Basket
12th: Tighten Your Technique 2
23rd: Paint the Town Pink
All the details are on the website
Stitching Groups
Would you like to plan a trip to The Enriched Stitch?  We will customize a class for your stitching group and you can have Suzie to yourselves!  Our dates are filling up fast.  Give the shop a call to talk to Suzie about setting up a special event for you and your friends!
Last Minute Gifts
Finishing deadlines have come and gone for this holiday season, but don’t worry . . .you can still make a gift for someone “needlepoint worthy”
These custom boxes have a 5 x 5 opening, which can fit that size canvas or a 4 x 4 with a matte or a border added to it.  

They come in 6 colors

And of course . . .black

  They make the most beautiful gift and you can have them finished for the holidays.
You can call the shop to order or order them in the online store.  Just click on the color you want and it will take you right to it.
Self Finishing Coasters
If you’re in a bind for finishing for a gift, these coasters fit any 4 x 4 canvas!  Trim the edges and pop the canvas in and you’re done!
Holiday Hours
We will be closed December 23rd-January 1st for the holidays.  We’ll be back on January 2nd with regular business hours
Studio Times
Tuesday 12:30-2:30 with Suzie
Thursday 10:30-12:30 with Suzie
Saturday 10:30-12:30 with Suzie
Can’t make those times?  We’re happy to schedule a private lesson with you.
Be sure to call ahead or email to reserve a place in studio time
Don’t Miss a Thing!
2019 Finishing Deadlines
Valentine’s Day Ornaments: January 15th
Easter: Stand Up Eggs – January 2nd/Ornaments March 30th
Fourth of July: March 1st
Halloween: July 17th
Thanksgiving: August 9th
Early Christmas: August 10th

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