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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.


Happy Valentine's Day

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Birds, Bees and Trees

Lyrics from an old Sixties tune inspired this love design featuring an abundance of sampler-style birds, bees, flowers and trees.

Stitched with DMC and Gentle Art threads on 32 count Lambswool Linen.


Design size: 7 1/2 inches wide x 5 3/4 inches high.




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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


Coming Soon: Flossy's Garden



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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
Lettie.Eckberg@icloud.com

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Last update: 5 Jan 2021

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.