2015 Nashville Spring Needlework Market
This list will be updated as new exhibitors sign up.
Weeks Dye Works
Specializing in hand-dyed fibers and fabrics. Hand over-dyed
crewel wool, embroidery floss (2,3 and 6 strand), pearl cotton (#3, #5,
#8 and #12) and cotton sewing thread (size 40). Hand-dyed wool fabric
(solid, houndstooth, herringbone and glen plaid), linen fabric (20, 30,
32, 35, 36 and 40 count) and weavers cloth. Our color palette will
appeal to stitchers of all kinds. Come see our newest colors!
Norden Crafts Ltd
Puffin & Company
AnnaLee Waite Designs
AnnaLee Waite Designs is a privately held company whose goal is to
bring innovative designs to the needle arts, giving inspiration to the
hand and the eye. From our Houston based design studio we sell wholesale
needle art leaflets, kits and hand painted needlepoint canvases to
independent needlework shops located world wide. We produce needlework
kits for catalogs including The Stitchery and Keepsake Needlearts. As a
company we are members of TNNA, CHA and ICAP (International Association
of Creative Arts Professionals)
Fern Ridge Collections
Eclectic needlework, peyote beaded scissor fobs, and counted thread
linen needlebooks, accessories.
Original designs of counted cross stitch and counted thread canvas by
We create a beautiful line of counted thread sampler kits, leaflets
and and patterns. We use the finest quality linens, silk and cotton
threads and embellishments. We love soft gentle colors and all our kits
are created with great care. We are thrilled to be exhibiting at the new
R and R Reproductions
Hand dyed fabrics, trims and sampler designs. In the business since
The Thread Gatherer
Hand dyed threads and ribbons for cross stitch, needlepoint, wool
applique, embroidery and embellishment.
Needle Craft Supplies
The wholesale distributor to the local needlearts stores for quality
products from respected brands. We deal with such manufacturers as Dovo,
F.A.Edmunds, Sullivan, LoRan, Tool Tron, Clover, Colonial, Eucalan, etc.
We provide quality service to local needlearts stores in a timely manner
from the manufacturers you know & respect. If we don't have an item let
us and we'll get it if we can.
Giulia Punti Antichi
Taking inspiration from old stitching techniques and new needlework
art, we endeavor to give a distinctive look to our projects, using new
threads and fibers with special shades. We create sewing sets, samplers,
purses, pincushion dolls with an antique style but also a fresh
look....Teaching classes will be available also!
Mani di donna
My name is Simona Bussiglieri and I'm an Italian cross stitch
designer, my designs sometimes are inspired by antique samplers
belonging to my private collection but I also love to create sewing set
with new shapes like my Petal Pincushion that has been published in Just
Cross Stitch February-March 2014 issue. I love to realize design
dedicated to Christmas time too.
We offer an original line of counted thread cross stitch samplers.
Our designs use a creative mix of cross stitch and specialty stitches on
a variety of linens. Subjects include birds, bees, blossoms, nature,
sheep, cottages and the seasons.
Just Another Button Company
JABC, long known for handmade buttons and pins, also offers cross
stitch charts, kits and patterns for creative projects featuring the
buttons and pins. Cross stitch charts feature licensed designs from
popular quilt designer Nancy Halvorsen of Art to Heart.
We are an Italian company of hand dyed threads and fabrics ; special
kits and accessories will be available for cute designs and sewing items
created with our materials.
Quick, whimsical, colorful, thoughtful, unique. With over 450 (and
counting) designs, Lizzie*Kate has been creating cross stitch Chartpaks,
Snippets, Flip-Its, Boxer Kits, Quick-iTs and Seasonal Kits since 1996.
We're excited to be back together in Nashville!
Summer House Stitche Workes
Hands On Design
Hands On Design is a creative studio for cross-stitch and counted
thread designs. Always an emphasis on creative finishes with
instructions and tutorials.
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Cross stitch designs that appeal to both sides of your brain,
specializing in Celtic, mandala, and original samplers.
The Stitching Bear
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Creative, original needlework designs with a touch of whimsy in
Cross-Stitch and new to our line...Punch Needle! We offer designs for
all levels of stitchers. Enjoy the Stitch and join us!
The Scarlett House
Original designs and sampler reproductions in counted thread.
The Gentle Art, Inc
Purveyors of the "gently" hand-overdyed Sampler Threads that will
give needlework that antiqued, faded, folk art look. The original
overdyed company with colorfast colors used in cross-stitch, punchneedle,
quilting and needlepoint. Stop to visit and see our newest colors and
great show specials. Free gift with 150.00 order and 10% off on orders
placed at show.
Cross stitch primitives designs inspired by antique samplers.
Black Branch Needlework
Antique reproduction samplers and original designs.
Olde Colonial Designs
Manufactures of clocks, mirrors and boxes from Bob's Barn! Pam's
sewing room is always coming up with something new.
Antique sampler reproduction and original cross stitch charts, and
colonial goods. We hand make wood boxes and trays, and custom frames
with hand-waxed, hand-grained and primitive finishes.
My company MTVDESIGNS was founded in 2002 for the creation of
patterns of embroidery on my designs.My name is Maria Teresa Vitali an
Italian needlework designer. My designs are based on romantic subjects,
sewing kits, needlerolls, biscornu, boxes and sewing set, using fine
materials such as silk threads hand-dyed, hand-dyed linen, beads and
Swarovski crystals. When I am using cross-stitch in my designs I love to
add those traditional embroidery stitches which I think give a special
touch to my designs.
We are a wholesale company that provides original, reproduction style
and reproduction counted thread designs in chart packs and kits. Our
Down the Lane series, Halloween House series, and Simple Gift designs
are some of our most popular designs.
The Purple Thread
Counted Thread Designer
With thy Needle & Thread
Company offering the latest designs by Brenda Gervais for cross
stitch and punch needle embroidery.
Jeannette Douglas Designs
Jeannette Douglas Designs is a counted thread design company where
Jeannette uses her unique style with her love of traditional samplers
into a new fresh creation. Using a cross stitch on linen basis but
adding new and old specialty stitches she uses lovely hand dyed threads
to create some perennial favourite designs. There are patterns for the
beginner to advanced, in sampler motif or band sampler style. Many of
her patterns have thread/ embellishment packs to compliment the designs.
Stitching Pretty Presents
Stitching Pretty Presents! ...an eclectic collection of talented
needlework designers. To include hardanger, samplers, reproduction
samplers, whimsey, bold, fun designs! Charted paks of counted designs
with stitch guides where needed or stories and history to enhance your
Needle Bling Designs
Original Cross Stitch & Needlework Designs
Lindsay Lane Designs
Lindsay Lane Designs specializes in original counted cross stitch
Flowers 2 Flowers
Imagination in bloom! We design a variety of counted cross stitch
patterns from modern to whimsical. You never know what you will see
The Needle's Work Antiques
We sell rare, one-of-a-kind antique samplers and antique needlework
tools. We have antique sewing boxes, etuis, chatelaines, scissors,
needle cases and much, much more.
Lone Elm Lane Early Wooden Wares & Designs
offer Folk Art Cross Stitch Designs & Wooden Wares to frame your
needlework designs. We individually handmake each box out of hardwoods,
The SHAKER STYLE BOXES have recessed lids in 6" and 8" design sizes, and
are now offering a beautiful SQUARE BOX with divided insert in 6" square
design size.These boxes are painted and lightly distressed/antiqued in
an array of colors. Custom colors available. Mounting rings included for
cross stitch, needle punch, needlepoint, or rug hooking.
DebBee's Designs counted canvas designs
Patches 'n Planks
Quality wood display boxes and trays made in the USA.
Dazor Magnifier Lamps, cross-stitch books and leaflets, Mighty Bright
Craft Light, bellpull.
Katy Did It Designs
Katy Did It Designs...custom cross-stitch design for wholesale and
retail. I have done commissioned designs for the JFK Museum on Cape Cod
and for the Friends of the Sea Otter Non Profit Organization. "Mother &
Pup", "Sand of Cape Cod", and the series of Teddy Bear designs..."Pirate
Teddy", "Putt Putt Teddy, "Anchors Aweigh Teddy" and "Ropin Rodeo
Teddy"...are just some of my designs...
Since 2005 I have my own workshop called 'crownStitches' where I teach,
have stitching groups and sell stitching material, such as fabrics,
threads and some patterns. I then also started designing cross-stitch
and punchneedle patterns, my pattern line is called Thistles. My
Thistles designs are characterized by a primitive style and are often
incorporated into decorative items. I like to use cross-stitch and
punchneedle and now also rughooking in all kinds of decoration. A number
of my designs are published in magazines Simply Vintage and Primitive
Quilt and Projects.
Valdani Hand-Dyed Colorfast Threads
Valdani Inc. is committed to the manufacture of the highest quality
products including cotton, silk and wool threads and wool fabric. These
are all natural fibre and eco-friendly. There are many designers using
our products and recommending them to their clients. All of our threads
are hand-dyed and 100% colorfast guaranteed. They are available in an
amazing color palette of solid and variegated shades. We offer Perle
Cottons, 6 Ply Floss, 3 Strand Floss, Machine Quilting Cottons (3
sizes), Silk Floss, Silk Perle and many more. Our 100% Australian Virgin
Wool Thread and Haute-Couture-Grade Wool Fabric are of the highest
quality and excellent in most applications. In order to appreciate the
full scope of our beautiful products visit our website –
Erica Michaels Designs
The Petites Collection: counted thread designs on silk gauze.
From the Heart - Needleart by Wendy
I design fun, quick to stitch patterns for cross stitchers.
The Nebby Needle
Cross-stitch designs using overdyed linens, threads and trims combining
styles of traditional, whimsical and prim.
Milady's Needle specializes in original and reproduction samplers as
well as needlework accessory designs. Our designs use a variety of
fibers, fabrics and embellishments. We also carry acrylic finishing
products and jewelry frames. Represented by Gloria Moore, Richard Clow
and Kim Lewis.
Plum Street Samplers
Original cross stitch designs that combine traditional and whimsical
elements, and reproduced antiques from the private collection of
The Workbasket publishes charts for cross stitch designs. We also have
hand-painted needle point canvasses of many of our designs. Trunk shows
are also available and can be signed up at the show or through our
Amy Bruecken Designs
Amy Bruecken Designs is a whole bunch CUTE! Counted Cross Stitch
patterns and embellishments with a little attitude. Hand painted frames
and a new line of Fridge Art.
ScissorTail Designs is a counted thread design company featuring a
variety of seasonal, holiday and fleur de lis motifs plus much more.
Our designs incorporate Cross Stitch, Needlepoint, and Sym-stitching
with specialty threads, beads, buttons, and charms. Designs range from
pictures, to bags, wedding pillows, jewelry, Christmas Ornaments and
many more fun ideas.
So excited to bring you sampler reproductions, original designs and
creative printed products related to historic needlework, including
notebooks, accessories and a Book of Days for Needlework Enthusiasts.
Satin Stitches patterns for table, wall, aprons or valences. Traditional
Norwegian Hardanger embroidery designs since 1999.
Hand Dyed Fabrics By Stephanie
We specialize in hand dyed fabrics for your Cross Stitching creations.
All our products are hand dyed for your unique project.
Counted thread designs sold as leafets and limited edition kits.
Teresa Kogut Inc.
Cross stitch, punchneedle and rug patterns designed by Teresa
Hoffman Distributing Company, Inc.
Distributor of counted cross-stitch books and leaflets, quilting books
and patterns and Classic Colorworks hand dyed threads.
A family-owned and operated company featuring handcrafted
wooden tools & accessories that are as pretty as they are functional.
Choose from our current collections or design something uniquely yours
to accompany a kit, event, or as a special piece in the shop.
Chessie & Me
We offer counted thread sampler-style designs using over dyed linens and
threads. We also offer a few reproduction samplers as well.
Leah Benjamin Designs
Designer Reading Glasses - many styles with hand embellished Swarovski
Distributor of counted cross stitch and needlework supplies.
Cross stitch designs, frames, embellishments.
The Sweetheart Tree
We hand dye stranded silk, silk perle, silk ribbon and 50%silk/50%wool.
We also distribute for over 20 European designers.
Cherished Stitches is a combination of reproduction samplers, samplers
based on antique samplers, and smalls for your sewing basket. My
daughter, Robin Patrick, owner of Threads of Memory, will also be with
me, in room 426, with her new reproduction samplers and antique based
samplers also. I will have a new series of limited edition pieces for
2015. Watch my Facebook page and blog to see what's happening.
We specialize in Celtic designs from Great Britain and North America,
but carry the full range of products from all of our designers. Cross
stitch kits and charts. Needlepoint kits and canvases. Appleton crewel
and tapestry yarn. Manufacturer of Tartanpoint™ pillow kits. Show
specials. Distributor of Celtic Obsessions, Chrysalis, Claddagh Cross
Stitch, Countess Designs, Crossbill Designs, Great Bear Canada,
Hillcroft House, Landmark Designs, Moongate Designs, Peacock Tapestry,
Textile Heritage Collection, Textured Treasures, Vickery Collection
Accessories: Wooly sheep brooches, key rings, magnets, and needle
minders. Art Pewter polished pewter brooches from Scotland. Black Dragon
pewter beads and buttons from Wales including new beads with larger
holes to fit popular bracelets.
Hug Me Bags
HUG ME BAGS are designed specifically for needlework enthusiasts. All
our bags are Made in America of beautiful fabrics and linings. All bags
are available in every fabric and we have no minimum order requirements.
The Heart's Content, Inc.
Miniatures is the sweet word. Hundreds of precious and glamorous
"one-over-one" thread count creations with vivid imitations. Several new
creations for this "new" Nashville. Following many series of hornbook,
sachets, needle weights, Splendor Samplers, silk series, and botanical
florals. OMG continues to offer delectable and delicious sweet treats,
cupcakes, sugar shacks, and fun to stitch your cake and eat it too!
Just A Thought from Judy Odell
3D Needlework designs: ( Boxes, Cabinets, Needle Books, etc.) and
Samplers that incorporate different stitches including pulled and drawn
Queenstown Sampler Designs
We have reproduction sampler charts from museums & private collections.
For our museum reproductions, we include historical documentation in
each chart pack. A portion of each sale is given to the museum to help
continue sampler preservation. We also design original samplers and
other fun needlework. We specialize in counted thread & free-style
embroidery. Some designs have specialty stitches & other designs are
only full cross stitches, suitable for canvaswork-needlepoint. We
always include a conversion chart to DMC floss, regardless of the
Blackberry Lane Designs, LLC
Where Our Focus is Cross Stitch Designing & Needlework Smalls Enjoying
Today's Hobby While Creating Tomorrows Heirlooms
Representing and distributing of European embroidery/cross stitch
We design counted cross stitch designs that are for all stitchers. Some
are whimisical others are serious, some are done on linen and some are
done on 7ct Klostern! Something for everyone with great button and other
embellishments that are unique to the Stitchworks. WE use lots of
different fibers to enhance the stitching and give the stitcher a
variety and choices. Buttons are also available.
Antique reproductions: American, English, Mexican and Spanish.
We offer a wide range of cross stitch designs to tempt stitchers of all
interests and skill levels.
Original designs and historic reproductions in counted thread embroidery
that reflect a sense of history.
Original cross stitch designs, reproduction samplers, Cross Eyes™
stitchable sunglasses and readers, and an extensive line of adorable
Handspun wool and silk embroidery thread, thread packs, needleminders
and other notions.
Heirloom quality cross-stitch and counted thread designs for the most
discriminating stitcher as well as the occasional needleart enthusiast.
Some designs simply require ordinary floss and a solid color of fabric,
while others are more challenging and suggest using an over-dyed fabric
and may incorporate variegated floss, metallic braid and embellishments
such as seed beads, buttons or glass/crystal treasures. Represented by
Original cross stitch designs by artist Crisanne Lamark Tellin.
19 years of cross stitch designs in chart packs and kits. Some of our
most popular lines are Snappers, Zipper Kits, Mantle Kits, Word
Samplers, Row Samplers. We look forward to seeing you in Nashville 2015!
Custom House of Needle Arts
Distributor of both traditional and contemporary counted cross stitch
designs from Finger Step Designs, The Sewing Circle, and Historic
Handworkes; fantastic hand-dyed threads imported from Australia (Gumnut
Yarns silks, wools, and mohair threads); premium charted canvaswork
patterns from Finger Step Designs and Kick Back & Stitch; and our own
crewel embroidery kits at reasonable prices.
Red Gate Stitchery
Cross stitch on pre-punched bamboo, acrylic, and leather forms
to make unique jewelry, buttons, and accessories. Quick and easy kits
that are fun for stitchers of all abilities.
We are a wholesale company that sells full spectrum lights with
magnifiers along with some British cross stitch and R and R Frames.
Samplers Not Forgotten
Reproductions of antique samplers along with original designs.
For 24 years we have been providing classically elegant samplers,
unique embellishments, whimsical garden characters and fun accessories.
We are the home of Charm Garden Pins, Needle Slides and the Ornament
Shop where all the gingerbread mice hang out. There is always something
special for Nashville!
Notforgotten Farm ~ primitive and 'primsical' designs for cross
stitch and punch needle by Lori Brechlin
Homespun Elegance Ltd
Homespun Elegance does cross stitch designs both primitive and
tradtional in style, plus a line of reproduction samplers. I also do
hand-painted and grained frames, plus charms and buttons.
Premier Needleart accessories to fit every mood, project or holiday.
High-end Scissor Fobs and Needle minder Magnets. Exclusive and Custom
specialist. New items often.
Kansas City Star Books
Kansas City Star Books and Kansas City Star Quilts introduces a
new cross-stitch imprint, Star Stitch. We pride ourselves on publishing
the highest-quality project books by noted cross-stitch authors such as
Lori Brechlin, Vickie LoPiccolo and Maegan Jennett, Stacy Nash, Barb
Adams and Alma Allen, Judy Whitman and more.
Tiny Modernist Designs
Original counted cross stitch designs.
Purple Hippo Stitches LLC
Purple Hippo Stitches features patterns and a full line of DIY kits
for the complete beginner to the enthusiast. Our designs feature modern
pop culture references and the occasional four letter word mixed with
antique, traditional motifs. Many of our DIY kits feature smaller
accessible designs with beginner instructions to appeal to a new
generation of hobbyist, who just needs somewhere to start.
Cody Country Crossstitch
Doodlin' Around Design
Doodlin' Around Design manufactures and wholesales wood products and
the Lap Stitch Frames for the needleworker. All products are of natural
woods, handcrafted in Wisconsin, USA.
Stacy Nash Primitive Designs
Stacy Nash Primitive Designs is a family run business. Marlene runs
the office and shipping and Stacy is the designer. We both have a
passion for antiques and decorating that inspire the designs.
Sue Hillis Designs, Inc.
38 Years of experience in the counted cross stitch world! We have
designs from classic to whimsy...and everything in between! Large
easy-to-read charts with excellent instructions, finishing techniques
explained when used. Trunk shows available and teaching seminars
Threads of Memory
Threads of Memory features reproductions of antique samplers as
well as original designs inspired by needlework of days gone by.
Sekas & Co
Sekas & Co offers Counted Thread Leaflets and Hand-Painted Canvases
with Stitch Guides.
The Splinter Shoppe
The Splinter Shoppe has recently taken over production of RolaFrame!
RolaFrame was invented in 1972, and is still a unique addition to any
needlework enthusiast's cache of craft supplies. RolaFrame is a
scrolling frame that securely holds your cross stitch or needlepoint
fabric with its unique pinned rollers. There is no need for tape, velcro,
or basting! Available accessories include Lap Stands, Floor Stands, and
the handy Magna-Arm. RolaFrame is available in many sizes, and custom
orders are no problem!
A wide variety of cross stitch and punch needle. Distributor for Hot
House Petunia Designs.
Sulky of America, Inc.
Decorative threads, stabilizers, and Iron-On Transfer Pens for use in
hand embroidery, cross stitch, needle punch, applique, quilting, and
other hand and machine techniques. 60 new colors of 12 Wt. Cotton
Petites, Sticky Fabri-Solvy, and much more.
Love You More
African Porcupine Quills are hand crafted to a smooth glass like
finish and adorned with lovely lampwork glass beads, crystals, stones
and semi-precious gems. Also carry scissor fobs and a new line of hand
painted needlepoint canvas.
Crossed Wing Collection
Cross Stitch charts, knotted kits, both featuring birds of course,
and our line of hand-dyed fabrics.
Kreinik Mfg. Co., Inc. .
Family-owned, made-in-USA, Kreinik offers the finest silk and
metallic threads, plus real metal threads. Also silk gauze, Stitch-A-Pen
kits, bulk needles, scissors from Italy, fibers and Custom Corder for
finishing. New items include: Chevron metallic ribbons, zodiac
Stitch-A-Pen kits, string art kits for kids, and more.
Reproduction Samplers, original sampler designs, and needlework
necessities from hither and yon. Look for show specials,
one-of-a-kind's, designs from Raise the Roof, and limited edition
offerings. I am so looking forward to seeing everyone!
Threadnuts is the North American importer for Painter's Thread Collection by Tentakulum. The fibers are hand painted in color ways inspired by
painters who had a recognizable color palette or painting. Fibers for
every stitching genre are available along with unusual trims and
accessories. Each skein is unique as the same dye combinations are
always used but the amount of each dye differs. Stitch like the masters!
Designer of counted thread samplers. Kits include linen and silk.
From Nancy's Needle
Come see more fun-to-stitch counted canvas quilts. Take advantage of
our Baker's Dozen Show Special!
Greg's Turn evolved from producing turned-on-the-lathe,
one-at-a-time, wooden products for Doodlin' Around Design, Now on my
own, handcrafting tools for all those in needlework as well as for
general use. Great accessories for scissors, needles, laying tools, and
Original handmade lampwork glass accessories inspired by nature.
Heartstring Samplery specializes in original cross-stitch designs
inspired by schoolgirl samplers of bygone days, with an occasional
authentic reproduction thrown in for good measure.
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is a Distraction! Time is precious! Handy Caddy is the best way to
organize your creative tools easily and effortlessly. Durable Clear
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