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Colleen Church
I am the owner of The Needle Works in Austin, Texas and this is the store Blog.
Interests: besides needlepoint...flyfishing is my passion. i adore being outside and watching the wildlife and then bam you have a strike and you are quickly brought back to reality. In my profile picture I am sitting in front of my cabin at Wilderness Place Lodge, where I go every year to fish for Salmon. I also love cooking. You can see some of my receipes at www.recipezaar.com. My member name is Gone Fishin'.
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Thank you everyone for all the kind words of support about my decision. It was a tough one and one I did not make overnight. You always want changes in your life to be ones you choose rather then ones... Continue reading
Happy New Year from The Needle Works in Austin Time flies by, and we had a very full 2018. Classes with teachers like Patricia Sone and Tony Minieri brought new techniques to students, painting with JP Sigh was so much... Continue reading
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Tony Minieri will be coming to town the end of February to teach this magnificent piece called JOURNEY TO SATCHIDANANDA This piece is 9x12 on 24ct. canvas Kit Fee $220.00 SG Fee $50.00 Class Fee $425.00 DEPOSIT $250.00 (Non-Refundable and... Continue reading
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Tony Minieri will be coming to town the end of February to teach this magnificent piece called JOURNEY TO SATCHIDANANDA This piece is 9x12 on 24ct. canvas Kit Fee $220.00 SG Fee $50.00 Class Fee $425.00 DEPOSIT $250.00 (Non-Refundable and... Continue reading
Just a quick note to let you know we will be having Studio Time tomorrow Thursday, December 6 and Saturday, December 8 The sale is still going on so and we still have some great canvas. http://www.theneedleworks.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=14907 http://www.theneedleworks.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=14855 http://www.theneedleworks.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=13068 The... Continue reading
DECEMBER SALE STARTS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1ST THE STORE WILL OPEN AT 10A.M. THIS SATURDAY AND CLOSE AT 4:30 sale runs thru December 22nd. 40 % OFF IN STOCK PAINTED CANVAS 20% OFF THREADS AND NOTIONS Books, series currently being offered... Continue reading
DECEMBER SALE STARTS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1ST THE STORE WILL OPEN AT 10A.M. THIS SATURDAY AND CLOSE AT 4:30 sale runs thru December 22nd. 40 % OFF IN STOCK PAINTED CANVAS 20% OFF THREADS AND NOTIONS Books, series currently being offered... Continue reading
The Needle Works will be closed Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the Thanksgiving holiday. We wish everyone a safe and blessed holiday. Continue reading
One more Trunk Show for the year . Visit their website and then give us a call to order Kirk and Bradley 20% discount Continue reading
One more Trunk Show for the year . Visit their website and then give us a call to order Kirk and Bradley 20% discount Continue reading
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at least for today. I love fall. It s undoubtedly my favorite time of year. I love the crisp morning, the beautiful colors of fall and the anticipation of the Holidays. Leigh has designed some wonderful Beer Ornaments. I have... Continue reading
The Web Store is updated with new canvas from Market. WEB STORE Go check it out have a great weekend!! Go ASTROS..... Continue reading
One of my favorite designers is Rebecca Wood Designs. I am so pleased to have her Trunk Show in the store for the month of October. Visit her WEBSITE and then give us a call for pricing and to order.... Continue reading
We have a new Trunk Show starting this weekend and it will be here until the end of September. PAINTED PONY FINE ARTISTS LYNN ANDREWS DESIGNS DIANE ULMER PEDERSEN DESIGNS MARY ENGELBREIT DESIGNS TWO BANANAS DESIGNS MARY CHARLES DESIGNS DIANE... Continue reading
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Due to the popularity JP is coming back to town. Learn to paint Needlepoint Canvas with JP. Sligh of Labors of Love Needlepoint Learn to paint this adorable Bluebonnet with Bee that JP designed for us. Students will go home... Continue reading
THE FINAL DATE WE CAN TAKE FINISHING FOR 2018 IS AUGUST 25TH (SATRUDAY) This is our drop dead date. We have to get to the finishers by September 1st and we have to ship it to them. Belt finishing deadline... Continue reading
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Don’t you just love Charley Harper? I sure do and we have a great Trunk Show starting on Tuesday.. Come by the store or visit The Meredith Collection web site to see the line. 20% off all Trunk Show sales.... Continue reading
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I know I took many of you back with my announcement last week and I truly appreciate all the emails and postings on Facebook that I got. I want to assure you I am fine. It is just time to... Continue reading
I am not heading to market this weekend but Pepperberry just posted new items on their Web Site. Go take a look and let me know if you want to order anything. http://www.pepperberry-designs.com/whats-new/ Continue reading
The Needle Works has news. Please click below... vimeo.com/274336443 All inquiries may be addressed to Jim Pringle Capitol Business Advisers jim@capitolba.com Continue reading
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Brenda Stofft has done it again and this one is honestly my favorite. Named after our beloved shop cat Medici, Brenda's Medici is a show stopper. Brenda will be in town in September to teach this felted wonder. His body... Continue reading
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We have had so much fun with our Magic Canvas Ride club and I can't wait to show you the next one. Karen from Zecca designed this exclusive canvas for us. Ménage a Trois The canvas and first kit will... Continue reading
Patricia Sone will be coming back into town August 11 and 12 to teach this wonderful Melissa Prince canvas. Colorful and fancy, this one will be great fun to stitch. Get all the details here. Labors of Love Trunk Show... Continue reading
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Straight off the drawing board from Raymond Crawford. 5" stars of your favorite team. $53.00 on 18ct. Call the store or email us to order yours now. Delivery will be mid June. Continue reading