Stacy's been to the Winter Market in Long Beach, CA.
Look at what's coming to The Nimble Needle.
There's also a new Monthly Club, Class Updates, and Stitcher's Gallery. Enjoy!
NEW from Market
Books...are on the way!
Stacey Tombros and Elaine Oliverio, the authors of "Landscape Stitches"
give us the next Chapter in their wonderful world of Stitching.
Now, we can stitch the House interior and its exterior.
Reserve your copy of "Stitch INs & OUTs: Interiors and Exteriors Plus
dede Ogden offers her next vision of the world of Shadow Stitching!
She has always been on the cutting edge of ingenious stitching methods.
dede has enlisted the assistance of Robin King at Creative Cats
to properly chart and explain her new techniques.
This will be a must to expand your stitching repertoire!
Reserve your copy of "That's Not Needlepoint • Series 2" today.
New Totes and Bling...
New Walker Bags. 3 separate compartments.
Each with Zippered closure. Mesh fabric.
Light weight and sturdy all at the same time.
Small Walker Zip Bags for Tools are coming to The Nimble Needle, too.
New Scissors Fob Bling from Elizabeth Turner. How cute are these!
Accessories are coming!
Brand new from Market and just arrived...
the Buffy Ann Design new travel Stitch Light
This super bright LED light is great for car, train or plane.
Sundance's "Roll and Go" Travel Beading Tray
Made by a local artisan using a fabric
which makes it easy to pick up with your beading needle,
then stowed by rolling up and tying with a ribbon.
(Scissors and Fob not included)
New Beading Needle Threader
You asked for it and now The Nimble Needle has it.
Need a new Home for your Labors of Love bird?
The Nimble Needle now has Bird Cages.
New Threads coming to The Nimble Needle
Bella Lusso from Fleur. 100% Pure Merinio Wool. It is like butter.
2 ply on 18 and 3-4 ply on 13. Ooh la la. In 115 beautiful colors.
Available in 45 yard skeins or 350 yard hanks for bigger projects.
Canvases and more canvases...
Here is just a sample of canvases coming to The Nimble Needle:
Associated Talents, dede, Pajamas and Chocolates, Lani, and Maggie Co.
More will be coming soon. Be sure to stop by and visit.
We can help you select threads and stitches, too.
Pajamas and Chocolates
NEW Club at The Nimble Needle
The Labors of Love Pumpkin Club is bi-monthly
and starts mid-April 2013.
(Each Club Cost includes canvas, threads, beads and guide;
tax/shipping charges applied.)
Baby Pumpkin measures 9" x 4". The Club Cost is $95. Starts April 2013.
Medium Pumpkin measures 10" x 5½". The Club Cost is $105. Starts June 2013.
Large Pumpkin measures 12" x 7". The Club Cost is $115. Starts August 2013.
Want to work with the threads and beads in your stash?
You can still do the Club.
Baby Pumpkin canvas $49 plus $10 guide.
Medium Pumpkin canvas $54 plus $10 guide.
Large Pumpkin canvas $58 plus $10 guide.
Call The Nimble Needle to join the Labors of Love Pumpkin Club (404) 843-8687.
Now, you can, too.
Classes at The Nimble Needle
There's a Celebrity Stitcher in the House...
The Thistle Class with Robin King
Friday, April 5 from 9AM - 4PM
• Zecca • ZE 178
The Thistle Class was very popular at the Winter TNNA Market. Now, Robin is coming to teach it at The Nimble Needle. Creative Turkey Work, Appliqued Felt as well as Sequins, Beads, Over-dyed Threads and composite stitches make for an interesting, fun project.
The Thistle measures 3.5" x 5.5" on 18 mesh. Signup deadline is March 9.
$50 deposit is required. Call the Shop (404) 843-8687 to reserve your seat.
Canvas Embellishment Class with Robin King
Saturday, April 6 from 9AM - 4PM
Robin will also be teaching a Canvas Embellishment class on April 6th, 2013. Bring your canvas, purchased at The Nimble Needle* and let Robin's imagination run wild! She will work with you on an individual basis to select stitches and threads for your canvas. What an opportunity. Signup deadline is March 9. Will need a color photo of the canvas by March 12 to allow for Robin's creative percolation. Call the Shop (404) 843-8687 for more details.
*$25 surcharge for canvas not purchased at The Nimble Needle.
More Classes at The Nimble Needle
Needlepoint "Finishing" Classes
with Elizabeth Talledo
Thursday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM
Saturday, April 13 from 10AM - 2PM
Thursday, April 18 from 10AM - 2PM
Bring your finished ornament or small sign and let Elizabeth show you the ropes of Finishing. Students should bring suitable backing fabric (not dress weight or upholstery weight). Call to reserve your seat (404) 843-8687.
Needlepoint 101 Beginner Classes
with Jan Rogers
Saturday, March 9 from 10AM - 1PM
Saturday, March 16 from 10AM - 1PM
The beginning level class by Jan Rogers is a two-part class offered on March 9 and March 16 from 10AM - 1PM. Learn the Basketweave stitch along with 9 novelty stitches using 8 different threads. The canvas is a custom painted sampler in your choice of colors personalized with an initial in the center. This is a fun and instructional canvas that can be finished into a pillow, a framed picture, or attached to a tote bag. This class is offered monthly. Please call the Shop (404) 843-8687 to reserve your seat.
Needlepoint 202 Intermediate Classes
with Jan Rogers
Friday, March 8 from 9:30AM - 1:30PM
Friday, March 15 from 9:30AM - 1:30PM
This intermediate level class by Jan Rogers is a two-part class offered on March 8 and March 15 from 9:30AM - 1:30PM. There are 2 color ways: the Pink/Orange or Turquoise/Lime combination. Under Jan's patient tutelage, you will explore the world of Open Stitches, Compound Stitches, Beading, Turkey Work and more. Discover how to use Designer threads to achieve texture and dimension in your work. Please call the Shop (404) 843-8687 to reserve your seat.
We are very proud of our Customers and are pleased to share their stitching with you.
Cheri Felton stitched this beauty for her precious granddaughter.
Canvas and guide is from "Sew Much Fun."
The stitch, thread and finishing are just perfect.
Magnificent Handbag elegantly stitched by Norma Appel
as a gift for her Daughter-in-Law. What a lucky gal!
Canvas and frame from Melissa Prince Designs.
Valerie O'Neal took Elizabeth's finishing class in December and brought the little "Associated Talents" Snowman ornament to finish. She was so impressed, she quick like a bunny stitched and finished the other four canvases. Everyone was rewarded with a darling new ornament! Love the stitching and super finishing job.
Teri Miller stitched this darling pillow of her daughter's Yorkie, Zuma. Nancy Keating, Needlepoint painter and designer extraordinaire, captured the spirit and personality of Zuma on canvas. Teri brought the canvas to life with her beautiful stitching. Love the shading. What a wonderful collaboration!
Renie Weinstein has outdone herself, yet again. Her use of Bullions and Silk Ribbons to emulate the Roses is just perfect. Canvas by Marie Barber of "Colors of Praise."
Helaine Prochansky lovingly stitched this canvas for her daughter. Rebecca loves her Mom's needlepoint and is quite the Enabler. She keeps Helaine super busy stitching! This customized canvas by Beth Gantz and can be painted in any color combination. Love the finishing!
This 3-dimensional Tree by Barbara Elmore was so much fun for Stacy to stitch. It comes with a super Stitch Guide and will stretch your stitching repertoire. Barbara also does the Finishing ... she is sooo talented!
Three charming Garden Gals stitched by Eloise Boylan. She used spider roses in Gloriana Silk Ribbons, Cast-on stitches in Splendor, and Lazy daisies coupled with bubble beads in Petite Velvet to replicate the flowers. Their ensembles and beaded jewels are just perfect! Canvases by "Labors of Love."
Carolyn Stovall expertly stitched this Happy Easter bunny for her granddaughter. Check out the beautiful ruched ribbons and thread combinations. Love the Flair cheeks. Hippity Hoppity to all.
Rebecca Babbitt stitched this sweet little Christmas mouse. Isn't basketweave beautiful? Love the new "Easel Back" finishing by Miss Deborah!
Helen Alston loves her Labs! Helen tweaked the colors to achieve a perfect likeness to her beloved pets. Canvases by Barbara Russell.
Randy Jones stitched this expansive Nativity set over several years. This heirloom set will be cherished for years to come.
Ann Dietz did a super stitching job. Love the Painters Thread.
Canvas by Kirk & Hamilton.
Beautiful finishing by Marlene.
Stitching by Lisa Deering.
Elegant Thanksgiving Quartet. Isn't the Basketweave lovely?
Canvases by Sandra Gilmore.
Last, but not least, look for our next Trunk Show
beginning March 2013 from The Princess and Me.
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Thank you, very much
Stacy, Jan, Henrietta, Vance and Susan
Phone: (404) 843-8687