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The Counted Needle  

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Store Hours:
Tuesday - Friday
10am - 5pm
NEW Saturday hours 
 10am - 4pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

309-661-1550

Sit-n-Stitch Hours
Thursdays - 6pm - 9pm

Located in Empire Plaza

512 IAA Drive
Suite #2
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 661-1550

Kelly@thecountedneedle.com

Mail orders welcomed

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The Counted Needle will be closed Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
 
 

LIZZIE KATE PRESENTS
"A Little Mystery" Sampler Club

To quote Linda " I found a lovely saying that inspired another mystery, and the design just seemed to flow onto the computer (so wonderful when that happens!). It's a lovely mishmash of sampler motifs, cheerful florals and colors, and a sweet saying that's just perfect for a mystery sampler. This project is so happy and fun, it just couldn't wait until fall!"

This 3 part mystery sampler sounds like a perfect project for the summer.  Here are the details:


Each pattern is $7.25 to be released July, August, Sept. and includes a bonus in each one.

Fabric:30ct Linen $8.93 size 10.5" x 17"   OR
            14ct Aida $5.94 size 11" x 18"
   Stitch count 65w x 161h

Floss Pack: $24.08.
    Floss used The Gentle Arts: Avocado, Holly Berry, WDW: Chickpea, Carrot, Grits, Oscar, Purple Haze, Terrapin, Verdigris. DMC: 437, 3042, 3354, 3768(used only in bonus).

Embellishment Pk:  $14.00 includes embellishments for the bonus projects.




Advance orders are being taken now through July 3rd.  Call or email to reserve yours today.  309-661-1550, Kelly@thecountedneedle.com


It's not too early to put in your reservation for the 2015 Special Collector's Issue of Just CrossStitch Halloween.  Call or email today to reserve yours.  The deadline for advanced reservations is June 4th, $9.99.





INTRODUCING LESLEY TEARE



Her pieces are just stunning.  Most pieces are stitched on white fabric of your choice and DMC the floss.


Blackwork Angel $15.23




Oriental Floral Delight $14.23



Birds in Spring $14.23



Oriental Birds and Floral Design $14.23

Trunk Show July, 2015
Praiseworthy Stitches

               Designs for counted threads


SAM SARAH PRESENTS

"SANTA'S CABINET"



A five part series starting June, 2015.  The first part is $15.00 with later patterns priced based on the embellishments included.

The table stand shown in the picture is $20.00 (special order) with the header "Merry Christmas" $15.50.  The header slips on the table stand.  Or simply hang it on the wall.

The floss pack is $50.90 until June 30 and then it will be $53.65 due to a price increase by The Gentle Arts company.  The floss pack will include: one each unless otherwise noted.

Classic Colorsworks - Frog Legs

The Gentle Arts - Acorn
Cat Iron Skillet(2)
Cranberry
Ohio Lemon Pie
Ruby Slipper(2)
Straw Bonnet(2)
Toffee(2)

Weeks Dye Works - Amber
Amethyst
Collards(2)
Dirt Road(2)
Grits(2)
Hibiscus
Sanguine
Sea Foam
Swamp Water

Advanced ordering of the floss pack is recommended so that dye lots can be maintained with filling orders.

The fabric used is 30 ct WDW Blue Jeans in an approximate cut of 18" x 18".  $19.44
The stitch count is 180 x 179 and would still fit on the stand if you switch to 16 ct Aida or 32 Linen.  No specialty stitches were noted on the designer's information sheet.


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The summer issue of Cross Stitch & Needlework is in and filled with lots of tempting projects.  A great way to start getting into the new year. $7.95





Floral Tree $14.23





Dreamy African Beauty is $15.23




Vintage Bike is $12.23









NEWEST ADDITIONS

How To Be A Mean Mother by Lizzie Kate  - $9.25
Sweet Summer Limited Edition Kit - $17.25
Oh Bee Hive Kit - Hands on Design - $10.25
Celtic Mosaic by Karen Dudzinski - $10.25
Easy to Learn Hand Embroider - $12.95
Welcome To My Kingdom by AAN - $14.53
Bundle of Joy by Stoney Creek - $5.95
Baby Ahoy by Needle Bling Designs - $11.25
Let's Love Baby by Imaginating - $6.25

To name a few...

GIFT TAGS NOW AVAILABLE. 
THESE ARE PERFECT FOR THE FOXWOOD CROSSING'S SLED PATTERNS OR ANY SMALL PATTERN. 
THE GIFT TAG MEASURES 1 1/2" X 2 1/2". 
PACKAGES OF 10/$1.50

Patterns like the one shown are great for year round gifting.  The pineapple pattern is from Della Robbia Sleds and the Pomegranate Sleds are another good one for year round.

 
The Mini sleds are back in stock as well.  Priced $4.30 each

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Current Auto Ship Program

A Year in Chalk - Hands on Designs (design details above)
Things Unseen - Lizzie Kate
Calendar Girls - Little House
Classic Collection Ornaments-Country Cottage Needleworks
Hometown Holiday - Little House

Call to be added to the list.

Patterns still available for

Frosty Forest - Country Cottage
Sheep Virtues - Little House
Santa's Village - Country Cottage
Lizzie Kate - Tingles
Something Wicked - SamSarah Designs (Shown above)

A YEAR IN CHALK by HANDS ON DESIGN

This automatic will start shipping to stores this month and will be every 6 weeks.

Each shipment will be for 2 patterns ($5.25 each).  The fabric she uses is 30ct WDW Gunmetal and is priced $6.94 each.

All of the designs use The Gentle Art Threads with Chalk being the primary one.  Additional thread colors are used each month and I will check with you when filling your order to see if you need the floss.

The board she uses for finishing the piece is priced $10.00 each and it comes with ribbon (which can very).  You can finish each one on its own board or change them out as the finishing instructions have you use Velcro.  The boards won't be available until the Nashville market and I will bring them back then.


Call or email to sign up for this fun project.

At the time you sign up please let me know about the fabric and the boards.

Kelly@thecountedneedle.com





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This Twin Towers Floor Stand by American Dream products is now available as a special order thru The Counted Needle.

A shop model is available for you to tryout the stand in person. 

Graph holder and scroll bars are sold separately.





The E-Z Lap Stand is another great option for your stitching needs.  It comes with everything pictured and would be a wonderful gift.

Stop by the store to try either of the American Dream stands.

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Custom Framing is Available
We only use acid free mat board to protect your fine stitching. 
Museum glass available.

25% off the purchase of 3 custom frame orders. 
Orders must be brought in at the same time and mention the offer to receive the discount.  Can not be combined with any other discounts that may be going on at the time. 

ALL IN STOCK FRAMES 10" X 12" OR LARGER 75% OFF WHILE SUPPLIES LAST



Looking for something online? Click the
Merchant Mall above and sign in and make
your purchases. Or see something you like, call me with your shopping list.

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2015 Show Dates:
Spring Show: April 16 - 21
Fall Show: October 15 - 20

The April show is now closed.  Thank you for your orders

To place orders:

Call:
 309-661-1550 or

email:
kelly@thecountedneedle.com

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