Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Hi, Again! I've got too much on the old brain and the one thing I wanted to say in today's post - I FORGOT! I APOLOGIZE! I wanted to THANK all those who gave stash donations to my porch sale and all those who came and made cash donations for some of that stash. Again, THANKS to all who helped me and were there to help St Jude's!
Hey everyone! Hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. The weather held and we had our porch sale. We collected a little over $100 for St Jude's Childrens Hospital. We still have the 'donated stash' in the shop, at least through this week, if you want to check it out. Cash donations will still be acccepted.

June is the month for another Market. We will not be going to Columbus to attend, but we will be getting in new things from the designers. Lizzie Kate and JBW will send us their new charts. Once other designers release their new designs, we'll get them in, ASAP. New overdyed threads will be released. Gentle Arts is releasing 4 new colors: Sunflower, Raspberry Frost, Autumn Leaves and Chives. Weeks Dye Works is releasing Kris' Bon Bon and Watermelon Punch. Crescent Colours will release 3 new cottons: Mauvelous, Sea Shelley and Mint Julep. They will also release 3 new Belle Soie Silk colors.

Keep in mind the date of Tuesday June 23. WE WILL BE CLOSED! I've been called for Jury Duty and I won't know for sure until late Monday. So keep this in mind and call before you come. Just in case.

We have 2 new releases from Glendon Place: Web of Stash ( to celebrate our stitcher's stash) and A Bloom of Hope ( for Breast Cancer).
Little House Needleworks has released Fresh Watermelons and Colonial Women.

Enjoy and Keep Stitching.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Hey Stitchers! It's a lovely day out there. Hope with this beautiful weather, you've still been finding time to cross stitch. The designers are still designing great charts and we are still getting in new ones every week or two. Wanted to remind you to check your stash and donate the unwanted items to our porch sale on the 23rd of May and that is just a little over one week away. Does it seem possible that Memorial Day is here so fast? I can't believe it. But our Sale is Saturday May 23 from 10-4 and items in the shop will be on sale so check us out. Don't forget to stop is the shop on the 14th of the month for our 'anniversary' specials.

Remember, we carry all types of flosses: DMC, Weeks Dye Works, Crescent Colours, Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Threadworx. We carry fabrics from Charles Craft, Zweigart, Graziano and Wichelt Permin; overdyes from Lakeside Linen, Picture this Plus, Weeks Dye Works and R&R.

Here's some pictures of charts due in this week! Enjoy!!!

Homespun Elegance

Mirabilia Midsummer Nights Dream La D Da

Friday, May 8, 2009

Hi Stitchers! It's a beautiful day today with some sunshine and, as of right now, no rain. We've had like 9 straight days of rain and I'm tired of it. My grass is so high that the mower man is going to have to use a baler to cut it. Oh well, that's his problem and not mine.

Just want to wish a Happy Mother's Day to all! May you all have a wonderful day. You know the spring is pretty much behind us and summer is fast approaching. It soon will be Memorial Day weekend and you know Saturday May 23 is our Porch Sale with donated items and all proceeds going to St Jude's Hospital. The donations are trickling in but we can still take more. So sort through that stash of yours and decide what you may no longer want and donate it. We also will have a sale in the shoppe, so stop by our Porch sale and then come in and check out our specials. Be sure to stop in and pick up your Summer Coupon Card. This card will offer you one coupon for each of the summer months of June, July and August. When you use the coupon we will punch it and if you have all three punched, you can redeem the card in September when it will be worth $7.25 toward a chart of your choice. My customers have enjoyed using their coupons over the last several years and you'll be able to do it again this year.

Coming up, Christmas in July will be July 21 thru July 25 and all Christmas items will be 20% off. Halloween and Fall will be discounted 15% so you will be able to get a jump on all upcoming holidays for the rest of the year. It just doesn't seem possible that time is passing so quickly.

The new Blackbird Feathers #36 has arrived and it's really nice. We have the charts and the Marva Blend 30 count fabric to do the picture. If you purchase a chart, we'll offer you the 12 skeins of Weeks Dye Works at a special price of $21.00, that's a savings of over $5.00.This special offer is valid through the end of May.

Also new to the shoppe are 2 new aida fabrics from Charles Craft. You will be able to cast a magical spell with the shimmering new Stardust needlework fabric. It is 14 count and comes as Silver Dusted(bottom fabric) and Gold Dusted (top).

Currently available in 15"x18" cuts, each comes with a free pattern. A wedding sampler chart comes with the silver and a really cute dragon comes with the gold. Come check them out and I'll bet you'll be able to picture one of your charts on this fabric. Just imagine some Christmas chart on them or some of the ornaments you've been meaning to stitch from your Just Cross Stitch Christmas Ornament Magazine. (The 2009 issue will be out in September.) I scanned the fabrics and I think the colors came out pretty good. Hope they show on your computer screen just as good as on mine.

Well, it's almost time to close the shoppe and I need to do a few things, yet. So see you soon and keep stitching.