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The Needle's Notion - imaginative cross stitch and needlepoint designs with a fresh nostalgic look.

Welcome to The Needle's Notion, designer of original charted needlework patterns. See what's new and what's coming soon. Ask for my designs at your favorite needlework shop.

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Woodland Yule

There's a party in the wilderness! It's Woodland Yule, and 19 different forest animals and birds are celebrating Christmas. This double sided, cone-shaped design includes seasonal greetings that hang from bead-embellished boughs. A sparkling dimensional star tops the 9 1/2-inch-tall tree.

All stitching and finishing instructions are included with the chart.

The design is worked on 28 count Natural/Raw Cashel Linen using DMC embroidery floss, Gentle Art threads and glass seed beads from Mill Hill

Stitch Count: 149 wide x 132 high (for each side of the tree)
Finished Size: 11 inches tall with the star, and a 7-inch diameter base

Recently Released

A Fine Pair

This Scandinavian-inspired snowman and hanging mitten make a fine pair for wintertime decorating.

The cheerful snowman keeps warm with his festive vest, mittens and cap.

Tuck some greenery or a few little gifts into the mitten pouch and hang on your mantle or door.

Easy stitching and hand finishing instructions for both projects are included with the chart.
No sewing machine needed.

A Fine Pair is worked on 28 count Lambswool Linen from Wichelt Imports using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Snowman Stitch Count: 98 wide x 99 high
Snowman Finished Size: 8 inches tall

Mitten Stitch Count: 90 wide x 133 high
Mitten Design Size: 6 3/8 x 10 inches
Mitten Finished Size: 7 x 10 inches

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Bewitching Trio

Create some Halloween fun with this Bewitching Trio of dolls. The chart includes all three witch designs, a hat pattern, and easy finishing instructions using cotton print fabric for the backing and base.

Worked on 16 count Oatmeal Rustico Aida with DMC and Weeks Dye Works floss. The dolls are embellished with Kreinik black metallic braid and black Mill Hill seed beads.

Design size: 6 x 3 1/2 inches.

Coming Soon: Mrs. Santa Sampler

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Painted Canvas for Needlepoint

Several Needle's Notion samplers are also available as painted canvases for needlepoint, offered by Ewe and Eye and Friends .

Lettie Eckberg
Address: 2920 Cassidy Dr NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Telephone: (507) 281-2756

Check back often to see what's new!
Last update: 16 February 2020

All images and designs on this site are copyrighted by the designer, Lettie Eckberg. Scanning or photocopying The Needle's Notion charts for uploading and sharing with others is a violation of international copyright laws.