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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'.
Recent Activity
Even though Saturday was my official retirement day, the store will REMAIN OPEN until the sale of the business is complete. We have our regular business hours. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2019 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
Nibbles and beverages will start at 1 p.m. on Saturday Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2019 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
I hope you will stop by on Saturday, March 16th to help me celebrate my retirement. Join us between 12-4:30 for refreshments and nibbles. Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2019 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
Sunday, March 3, 2019 My official retirement date is Saturday, March 16th. But..I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted an offer for the store. We have gone into the period of due diligence. More details to follow!!!!! Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2019 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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We have gotten more canvas in stock and can ship them out this week. Don't hesitate to call the shop and order! 512-451-6931 Canvas cost: $335.00 Thread kit: $345.00 Stitch Guide $40.00 18ct. --14x15 Canvas by Zecca... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2019 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
We just received Brenda's Trunk Show and will have it for the next couple weeks. I love her designs. Go to her web site and then call us to place your order. https://www.brendastofftdesign.com We have a few more Trunk Shows... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2019 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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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
Posted Dec 11, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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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
Posted Dec 11, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Nov 3, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Nov 3, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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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
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
The Web Store is updated with new canvas from Market. WEB STORE Go check it out have a great weekend!! Go ASTROS..... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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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
Posted Aug 11, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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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
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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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
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at STITCHING IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY