Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Nashville Market Preview...part 3

Only two more days until Carol and Peggy leave for Nashville. They are going to be very busy looking at all the new things and trying to decide what and how much to buy. Remember to let the shop know if there is something special that you want them to bring back. I have just a few more "sneak peeks" to share.

From Shakespeare's Peddler

Jane Pattison Sampler

From Homespun Elegance

Making My Heart Happy

Spring Eggs III

A Family Homestead

From JBW Designs

French Country Fruit and Strawberry

JBW is releasing 7 NEW designs. One is pictured above.

From Ink Circles

Willow Berries

Attractive Opposites

From Pine Mountain Designs

April Medium Pillow - Spring has Sprung

April Flange Pillow - Welcome Spring

April Frame Up - Spring Chick

From a NEW company called It's the Bee's Knees

Needlework Pendants

These unique pendants are 100% finished (no stitching or finishing is involved).
They are ready to wear after you buy and are available in red or blue.

REMEMBER: Start checking the website next week to see all the wonderful goodies that come back from market.

Have a great day and  take some time to stitch!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Nashville Preview Part 2

Wow, I just scratched the surface yesterday with my blog. So today, I thought I would tempt you with even more wonderful things being released at the Nashville Market.

More Nashville Market Sneak Peeks!

From Chessie & Me

Chessie's Alphabet Needlebook

Lulu's Flock

From Rosewood Manor

Old Glory
A beautiful flag sampler that was inspired by antique flags. The 14 page
chart allows you to make this design your own. You can stitch the
full sampler, stitch individual flags or stitch any of the smaller
samplers included. I think this piece is just gorgeous!

Nostalgia 1
This is the first in a series of 12 small samplers that can be
stitched together to form one large sampler of stitched individually.
One will be released each month starting in Nashville with the
last one releasing in Feb. 2013.

From Bohin Scissors

Stained Glass Giakarta
These scissors are 3 1/2" long and have an
antiqued stained glass finish.

Large Handles
These scissors are also 3 1/2" long
but they have large fingerholes.

From Handblessings

          Spring Cardinal                         Puppy Love Biscornu

From Images Stitchery Design

Beautiful carved wooden thread organizing palettes.
They are available in walnut, maple, cherry, padauk and butternut.

From Needlework Press

Alsop Family Sampler

From Periwinkle Promises 
 Blue Phone Case                          E Book Cover          

 From Raise the Roof Designs

Tate's Stocking

Angel of the Month - March

From Little House Needleworks

2012 Monthly Ornament - Tree Farm
2nd in the series

Spring Band Sampler

From Mirabilia

Silver Moon Tea

From Caroline House Designs

In the Garden


There is even more to tell but that is just it...I have to tell it (well, write it). I do not have pictures for the following but I wanted to share anyway.

Erica Michaels will have 5 new designs in her Petites Collection.

Amy Bruecken Designs has a new project in the works: A to Z fun with ZOOphabet.

Picture this Plus will have NEW fabric colors.
  • Arbor - a light ashen pink with green/gray smudges
  • Pampas - a light browned green
  • Parfait - light yellow with hints of orange & pink
  • Pewter - light gray
  • Pickled - medium yellow green
  • Sand - a light khaki 
The Sweetheart Tree will be releasing more Quadrielles.

Cherrywood Design Studios is starting their "Trick or Treat All Year Long" series.

The Gentle Art will have NEW fiber colors.
  • Simply Wool: Red Grape, Chamomile & Cinnamon
  • Sampler /Shaker Threads: Linen, Carriage Black & Burlap

Glendon Place will introduce "A-Maze-ing Desserts". A new Mandela series inspired by famous desserts. Each of the designs are stitched with 6 colors of Dinky Dyes silk floss and done on a special color of Picture This Plus 28ct. Cashel linen. The stitch count for each is around 200w x 200h.

Milady's Needle is introducing Needle Sampler Pendants. Each set will have 4 different designs and will include fabric and fibers to do all four designs. One Jewelry Frame will also be included.

Cherished Stitches is starting a monthly series of petite samplers all with a bird and verse.

Gloriana Silk Floss has 4 NEW colors.
  • 216 Thistle Green
  • 218 Hazelnut dark
  • 230 Sweetheart Pink
  • 232 Rose Violet

Remember to let the shop know if there is something special you would like
so that Carol and Peggy can put it on their shopping list.
Boy, are they going to be busy.

Have a great day everyone and get STITCHING!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Nashville Market PREVIEW!

Next weekend (Feb. 24, 25, & 26) is the Nashville Needlework Market. Peggy and Carol are getting ready to go and!!!!! They will be bringing back lots of wonderful new fibers, fabrics, patterns, etc.The designers have been holding back with new designs since Christmas in order to have lots of new things to show at Nashville. But guess what? I have some sneak peeks of things that will be releasing  at market. If you see something that you want, either on this blog or elsewhere on the Internet, let the shop know (title and designer) and Peggy and Carol will bring it back from Nashville.

Nashville Market Sneak Peeks!

From Plum Street Samplers

Brother's Keeper

Maxim & Zoya
From Kelmscott
     Fleur-De-Lys Needle Minder                Bow Wow Needle Minder        

Devon                      Red Hots

From Lady K Needlearts

Chrysanthemum Tapestry Garden

French Elegance

From Samplers Remembered

Sarah Gentle 1821
From Twisted Threads
Black Sheep Redux - Book 1

This is a 12 page booklet containing 8 Ewe & Eye & Friends
black sheep designs that have been given a fresh new look.

From Elizabeth's Designs

Antique Animal Sampler

A is for Autumn                              B is for Beehive

C is for Christmas                               Celtic Heart     

From Praiseworthy Stitches

Winter at Beacon House

Simple Gifts - Hearts (very limited kit)

What we get at market is probably all we will have of this kit
so let the shop know ASAP if you would like one.

Mermaid Love Tokens
Last in the Sailor's Valentine series
From Blackbird Designs

For My Friend (contains 12 projects)

From Blue Ribbon Designs

Beauty in Simplicity

Friendship Blooms

Redwork Garden

From Country Cottage Needleworks

Party Cakes

April Cottage

From Samplers Revisited

Mary Ann Mossom1821

Beautiful Sea Sampler

From Nikycreations

Box Pincushions



From Poppy's Kreations

Cheers to Graduate

Furry Friends

Ready Set Snow

From GPA (Giuila Punti Antichi)

Cecelina - A Romantic Pincushion Doll
35ct. linen is included in this chart pack, as well as, complete stitching and finishing instructions.Sources for purchasing the doll parts are also supplied. 

Dutch Christmas Sewing Set
35 ct. linen is included along with stitching and finishing instructions

Dutch Sewing Pillow
28ct. linen is included along with stitching and finishing instructions.
A finishing kit is also available but quantities are limited.

Icelandic Christmas Sewing Sew

Ann Hull's Purse
Includes complete stitching and finishing instructions

Ann Hull's Brooch
Includes complete stitching and finishing instructions.
A finishing kit is also available but quantities are limited.

Shabby Chic Pendant
A complete kit - VERY LIMITED

From Island Cottage Needlearts

Where My Heart Is

From Black Branch Needlework

Susanah Rayment Needlecase

Ann Lokart 1842

From Darlene O'Steen

The Proper Stitch
Darlene is retiring and as a fond farewell,
she is offering a final commemorative edition
of her best-selling book - The Proper Stitch.
It will be available in softcover and CD.

From Sekas & Co.

Fun Baby Bibs

Patriotic Fingertip Towels

Love Heart


REMEMBER: Peggy and Carol have a lot of shopping to do and only two days to do it in. If there is something special that you want please let the shop know so that they can get it for you.