Isn’t this magnificent – Thea Gouverneur has been commissioned by Holland’s Rijksmuseum to bring the beautiful 17C painting by Jan Davidz. de Heem to life in cross-stitch. She describes it as ‘one of the biggest design challenges I ever had’ and you can now have a big stitching challenge to create your own masterpiece. Available to be stitched on either white evenweave linen […]
– a ‘phone call can be quicker and simpler, both for information and for ordering. Of course, we’re more than happy to reply to your e-mail enquiries, usually same-day, but so often, a quick call will get you the answer and save you time searching and checking. I’m afraid that the e-mail question ‘Do you sell needles?’ would get […]
with regard to the huge range of quality and specialist needlework products that we stock. (Lots of our customers say so, and who are we to argue!) We can’t list everything that we do have and, whilst the internet is great for trading and is fine for those who know what they want, let’s be honest, there’s nothing […]
To commemorate 270 years’ production of needlework products, DMC has hand-crafted a limited edition of their 6-stranded metallic thread using 24-carat gold, precisely 17,460 skeins to mark the year the company was founded. Each uniquely numbered skein has a certificate of authenticity, No.00001 being kept on display at their museum in Mulhouse and Nos.00002 – 9 […]
We stock the whole LanArte studio collection, the newest, the current and some discontinued designs – have a look at the listings in our Cross-stitch Kits category. If we don’t have it here, we can get supplies within a couple of days. Always a beautiful mix of portraits, florals, traditional designs to freshen your décor. And don’t forget that if it’s not […]
Follow the trend for colouring-in by stitching and embellishing traced outline shapes printed onto cotton fabric. Literally painting with a needle and thread, using simple or complicated stitches, any colour, any thread, any embellishment. You don’t have to be an expert, try out some new techniques, open your mind and just let your creative spirit lead […]
We’re continually adding and up-dating things – new and exciting things arrive almost daily and we are gradually getting our huge range of stock listed for you to browse and buy. T’interweb’s a great way to view all the wonderful stuff we have and it’s lovely supplying this beautiful product to the four corners of the world […]
LanArte are now issuing new designs four times a year and stock is now here. Go to Cross-stitch/LanArte/The Newest Collection to see what’s come. Catalogue, No.29 shows the full range of current Lanarte and LanArte designs, go to our LanArte page in our Cross-Stitch Category to order your free copy.
We are now getting further stocks of this lovely yarn and we hope to have skeins and hanks of the full colour range before too long. Until then, check our stocks of Paterna, also available in 80cm cut-lengths and by-the-metre off the cone – if you require just a small amount to complete your project, […]
Many of you will remember being able to get this fabulous 22ct wool hardanger fabric and once again it’s available for that extra special project. The texture and feel of it is of such superior quality that you’ll just have to have some.