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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

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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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Sampler Santa

Sampler Santa sports the latest in winter fashion. His traditional red jacket is covered with sampler-inspired motifs including an alphabet, deer, evergreens and bunches of holly. He has matching mittens that feature a tree and star design.

This jolly stand-up Santa from The Needle's Notion also includes movable arms that can be adjusted to hold a tiny bottle brush tree or other holiday accessory. All stitching and finishing instructions are included with the chart.

Sampler Santa is worked on 28 count Amber/Toasted Almond Cashel Linen using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Stitch Count: 158 wide x 166 high
Finished Size: 11 inches tall

Coming Soon: Stay tuned .... : )

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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

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Last update: 11 March 2019

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.