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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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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
So excited to have these 2 great Trunk Shows in house this month. See the full line on their websites. All orders will be discounted 20%! Maggie Co. Ewe and Eye and Friends Continue reading
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Just a quick post to let you know the Webstore has been updated with a plethora of new canvases. The Petei Nativity set, some cute Sno Cones from Kathy Schenkel, two new pieces by Dominic Borbeau designed for Tapestry Fair... Continue reading
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The next Magic Canvas ride canvas is from Annie Lane. .....Deep in the Heart of Texas... The kit will go out in mid June and include the canvas, threads and Stitch Guide First Kit will go out beginning of June..... Continue reading
Learn to paint Needlepoint Canvas with JP. Sligh of Labors of Love Needlepoint I am so excited that JP and Mark from Labors of Love will be in town to teach this class. Students will go home with a completed... Continue reading
Join us for a fun weekend of stitching at The Needle Works AUGUST 2-4, 2018 (THURSDAY-SATURDAY) SPACE IS LIMITED TO 20 (please sign up only if you plan on staying for all 3 days) Surprise TRUNK SHOW! I have a... Continue reading
BRENDA STOFFT DESIGNS TRUNK SHOW NOW THROUGH FEBRUARY 24TH. BRENDA STOFFT 20% OFF Continue reading
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Reporting from market. Hug Me Bags has a couple of great new fabrics Atenti did not disappoint us either. Danji has an adorable birdhouse and bird series that does have stitch guides. I love these canvas from a new company... Continue reading
Corliss and I are heading to Market this afternoon. Be sure and follow us on Instagram (needleworks1) or here on the blog for the great new designs that we see. If you see anything posted that you are interested in,... Continue reading