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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.

Just Released!

Fly by Night

What flies through the night and brings Halloween fright? Take a look at Fly By Night, a colorful band sampler from The Needle's Notion, which features a flying witch, bats, owls, ghosts and many other fall-inspired motifs.

Worked on 32 count Belfast Heritage hand dyed linen from Picture This Plus, using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Design size: 7 1/8 inches wide x 16 inches high.

Needlework Show Door Prize

Thank you to everyone who entered my October Needlework Show door prize contest.
The winner was Sandy of California, who received two Needle's Notion charts of her choice!

Watch for more online shows in 2017.

Recently Released!

Flower Show

Brightly-attired flowers are sure to inspire joyful thoughts when stitching this colorful sampler from The Needle's Notion. Flower Show features a collection of flower pots and vases inspired by antique sampler motifs.

Worked on 28 count Light Mocha Cashel Linen using DMC and Weeks Dye Works threads.

Design size: 9 x 11 inches.

Bandana Ranch

This delightful Needle's Notion design features a picturesque western ranch scene and a pair of entertaining cowhands. The chart includes all three designs, plus stitching and finishing instructions for the cowboy and cowgirl figures.

The designs are worked on 32 count Lambswool Linen using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Ranch scene design size: 5 x 8 inches.
Finished size of figures: 4 inches tall.

Friends for Keeps

Inspired by traditional spot samplers, this heart warming design celebrates friendship. The main sampler features a boy and girl holding a basket of flowers.

In addition, an optional chart is included to stitch a friendship design with two girls.

The designs are stitched with DMC and Weeks Dye Works threads on 32 count Country French Latte Linen from Wichelt Imports.

Design sizes: 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches and 6 x 4 1/2 inches

Coming Soon: Baskets for Christmas

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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: 7 October 2016

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.