Exhibitors

So many options - where do we start? A nice variety of exhibitors will be set up in Galleria mode to enthrall you with a wide array of needlework wonders. Check out the latest patterns from Galleria shops covering a wide range of designers or visit the Galleria Designer rooms to see their latest stitched models. Scissors, project bags, needles, q-snaps, linen, flosses, buttons, trims, needle minders, stitch kits, bead kits, mono canvas, thread organizers....the list goes on and on. Needlework Galleria is a stitchy candy store for needlework enthusiasts! 

 

 

 

Brush Street Designs

 

Brush Street Design Works creates fun, colorful and easy Cross-stitch designs called Button Blocks on large count fabric for those who want to take a break from small count fabric. They use lots of buttons from Just Another Button Company.  Also, the new Brush Street houses are sure to please: 1776 Brush St, 1031 Brush St, 214 Brush Street and the newest 365 Brush St.  And, The Stitching Kitchn, my YouTube channel, will be ready to video the fun and all the stitching.

Colour & Cotton

 

Colour and Cotton, LLC is a professional dye studio in St. Louis, Missouri - we offer hand dyed threads, fabrics, fibers and more for cross stitch, needlepoint, embroidery and sewing. All of our products are lovingly hand dyed using industry standards, packaged and shipped in our studio, and we have a blast developing new colors and products to meet the needs of stitchers around the world. We have created over 180 thread and 70 fabric colorways, and we're still adding each month. Stop by our Suite to see our fabrics and threads in person!

Crossedthreads Needlework

Cross Stitch Antiques


Founded in 2005 after a lifetime of enjoying, researching, purchasing, stitching and designing antique reproduction needlework, Cross Stitch Antiques offers counted cross-stitch designs in two series:  headmistress sampler series and schoolgirl sampler series, using motifs, borders and verses from days gone by.

Dames of the Needle/From the Cauldron

Welcome to Dames of the Needle/From the Cauldron.   You will find hand dyed linen, velvet, hand dyed cotton fabric, mini Pom Pom, large Pom Pom , Rick Rack, Chenille, twill, Ribbon and other finishing supplies.  Project bags with pills and scissor fobs and other unique accessories.  Hand made make does, vintage glass frogs for your scissors and other implements.   Charts and kits for projects.  Wooden hornbooks and twisted cord systems to finish that special project.  You never know what kind of unique items you will find.  

The Floss Inn


Erica Michaels


Linda Stolz has been designing as Erica Michaels for 18 years now and is delighted to be back in St. Charles! Primarily focused on the easily learned technique of silk gauze stitching, there is also a large variety of designs on linen options that will appeal to everyone. This includes the Petites Collection, linen and silk Berry Collections and designs from the new Praise and Prayers Collection - hopefully, all will inspire your stitching fingers and your hearts!

Gypsy Stitching

 

An eclectic collection of needlework designs which includes hardanger, samplers, reproduction samplers, whimsical, bold, fun designs and assorted treats for your stitching bag or table! You just never know what we'll choose to bring along with us. Stop by and meet our fun crew and let us introduce you to some stitching adventures! 

Hand Dyed Fabrics By Stephanie

 

Owner Stephanie Bishop began her love of stitching when she was taught to cross stitch at age 10. Wanting a special fabric for a new project, she realized she couldn't quite find what she wanted, so set about to dye her own. Soon after, friends began to request specific fabrics and Hand Dyed Fabrics By Stephanie was born! Stephanie's fabrics have been featured in several nationally known magazines and after attending her first wholesale market in 2015, has developed many relationships with designers whom have begun to design with her fabrics. Stephanie's passion is to supply inspirational fabrics and hopes to help you to bring your inspiration to life.

Hands On Design

 

A creative studio for original cross-stitch and needlework design, Cathy puts a focus on fun finishes with step-by-step instruction with FlossTube & on-line Tutorials. Hands On Design - a classic look with a modern influence, samplers & series for your home's décor.

Heart Creek Farm Creations

 

Welcome to the world of Miniature Punch Needle. Heart Creek Farm Creations offers you my designs of 80+ Patterns & kits for Miniature Punch Needle.  We also will have for you the Ultra Punch Needle, Morgan No-Slip Hoops, The Gentle Art Threads, Weaver Cloth, beautiful over-dyed wools and much more. Punch Needle is an ancient art form that is easy and fun to do. I think of it as Miniature Rug Hooking but using 6 strands of floss instead of wool strips. After Punching for 15 years, I have learned that only our imagination is the limit to what is possible.

The Heart's Content

 

Maureen Sorenson began her design business in 1976 after the birth of her daughter. She mistakenly selected a linen to stitch on and started to stitch over every linen intersection. The beginning of Maureen's "over one" career had begun! Maureen's needleart has spanned over 40 years and many stitchers have come to love and admire her unique and intricate needlework creations.

Heartstring Samplery

 

Specializing in cross stitch patterns that range from whimsical to formal, with some really fun needful things added in for good measure. I have some brand new designs available here for the first time, just for you. I also have a limited kit unlike anything you’ve ever seen before (really!). Come on by to say hello, introduce yourself, and perhaps do some stash enhancing or early Christmas shopping. Can’t wait to meet you!

Inspired Needle

 

Retail needlework shop from Lemont, IL, a small Chicago suburb. This shop is full-service and carries patterns, cotton and silk threads, fabric ranging from 10 count all the way to 60 count, needlework classes, finishing, framing and a myriad of needlework gadgets and tools that will make even the most fussy stitcher happy. We ship worldwide, so if you don't have an LNS, give us a call! You can also visit us online at inspiredneedle.com. Watch us on youtube - we have our own Inspired Needle channel.

Ink Circles

 

JBW Designs

 

Judy Whitman is known for her design series known as Sweet Nothings. These patterns are not only small in size, they are sweet little projects that will stitch up in a couple evenings. Her line boasts hundreds of titles, appealing to all personalities and tastes. Timeless design elements and tastefully arranged subject matter keep stitchers coming back for more.

Josephs's Workshop

 

Joseph’s workshop is a family owned and operated business. We continuously strive for perfection in our work and it shows! Focusing on hand crafted, laser engraved, wooden products we offer products that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.

Joseph’s Workshop was opened in, August 2017, by Todd Brakefield and his oldest son Zachery. Every product is designed, laser cut, hand finished, assembled, and packaged by the Brakefield family. We treat every product we create as if it were our own, showing the utmost attention to detail and customer service.

Lindy Stitches

 

Mani di Donna

 

Italian designer Simona Bussiglieri expanded on her love of needleart when she opened her own shop in Italy. After marriage and then a family, it became clear that the day to day restrictions of owning a shop would no longer work. Simona expanded on the needlework friendships she had created and ventured into the design end of the business. Her needlework creations will impress when you see her true passion for the needle!

Meridian Designs

 

Karen McEwan is a married mom of two extraordinary and challenging kids. Her background training is in Fashion Design, but she spent years as a Travel Agent. She's been a cross stitcher since her teen years. Karen was encouraged by friends to turn her joy of stitching and artistic ability into new designs. Her style could be considered eclectic and quirky in some cases, artsy and romantic in others. She's also learned that she can turn almost anything into a bikini, but her real love is the beautiful ladies that she imagines. You can expect to see ladies of all shapes, sizes, and colors in her designs, as she believes everyone has their own beauty.

The Nebby Needle

 

My daydream of becoming a cross-stitch designer became a reality at the 2010 Shepherd's Bush Retreat in Park City, UT after showing Barb and Alma (of Blackbird Designs) a piece of theirs that I "expanded". Alma asked if I designed and I said "no, I just change everybody else's". She told me I was ready...and The Nebby Needle was born in October of 2010! 
 

I offer cross-stitch designs using overdyed linens, threads and trims combining styles of traditional, whimsical and prim.  I also have some "handmades" (pillows, pins, pincushions, scissor fobs, floss cards) and packaged embellishments (buttons, baubles, crushed walnut shells, lavender and trims) for your finishing pleasure.
 

Needle Bling Design

 

Needle Bling Designs is made up of Theresa Curry and Brian Stugelmayer. Our original cross stitch designs are anywhere from fun and whimsical ideas, to simple everyday things, or loving family moments. We create designs in many different ways that anyone can use in their everyday life or special occasions. We get our ideas and inspirations from all different places and walks of life.

Needleworker's Delight

 

Fabrics, fabrics and more fabrics! Needleworker's Delight is a retail store in South Metuchen, New Jersey. Home of Silkweaver Fabrics, Kevin and Jim will have a large selection of stitching fabrics to choose from. Come by our room and see the goodies we've brought along that you'll want to add to your stitching bags!

Nikyscreations

 

Niky returns to Needlework Galleria this year, bringing her love of antique samplers to us in the form of her Primitive cross stitch designs. A stitcher from the age of nine, she met people along her path that encouraged her to start her own design company. Niky always has special, hand-made extras along with her hand-dyed fabrics, patterns and accessories.

Noteworthy Needle

 

Janis Note of Noteworthy Needle started out with cross stitch on sunglasses but now designs range from stitched accessory sets for your stitching bag, rusty bucket designs, reproduction samplers to needlework waxers to tame your stitching fibers! Swing by our suite to discover the newest noteworthy designs we've brought for you!

Olde Colonial Designs

 

Pam Reed with husband Bob of Bob’s Barn is a manufacturing and designing company that develops finishing items for the needlework industry. This is a two part family business. Pam’s sewing room creates designs for the counted thread industry bringing inspiration from family heirlooms, flowers and fabric with her designing efforts specializing in smalls and the use of Olde Colonial products. Part two of the business, “Bob’s Barn” manufactures Custom Boxes and frames for the many designers in the industry. Pam is also known for her teaching of heirloom reproduction inspired smalls and mending boxes.

The Purple Thread

 

Designer Sharon Verbos shares her love of needlework by combining antique treasures, easy finishing, and fun stories into each of her creations. Her designs come fully kitted so all your supplies are right at hand. You will be amazed at how easy it is to create a work of art that you will cherish for years. Visit Sharon to find what amazing treasures she brought to Galleria.

Puntini Puntini

 

Buttons, pin sets, charms, cross stitch designs.....you will find these and more in the Suite Shop of Paola Rizzi of Italy. She forms the clay shapes by hand and then slices and bakes these tiny creations. Your cross stitching will be beautifully embellished with Paola's lovely art. 

Romy's Creations

 

Beautiful, hand-dyed needlework threads, cute stitch on wood shapes, ready for your needle and original needlework designs. Italian designer Romina Petrucci loves to create and share that passion with others.  

Rosewood Manor

 

Karen began her design business while working for a home party company that sold needlecrafts. She is known for her motif samplers, gleaning inspiration from quilts, nature and her surroundings. You'll never tire of Karen's patterns as sections of her designs can be stitched and used as greeting cards, bookmarks, ornaments, pin cushions and other treasured items. 

Sew Much 2 Luv

 

What's not to love? Project bags, mug cozies, rick rack, lace, little red hearts. You will find yourself surrounded with hand-sewn bags of all sizes, made of many different coordinating fabrics. Get one for yourself and one for a friend!

Shakespeare's Peddler

 

Theresa Venette started stitching at 4-H camp in 1980 at age 10. She grew up just a few blocks from The Nordic Needle and at age 27, she opened her own cross stitch store online, moving into a storefront a couple years later. She was one half of the Raise the Roof Designs team and now reproduces and designs samplers as Shakespeare's Peddler. Stop by her Suite Shop to see samplers old and new, peruse hand-crafted goods and poke through everything else she's brought to the show. In the meantime, check her out on YouTube as KittenStitcher. She posts updates and free tutorials regularly.

The Silver Needle

 

Retail needlework shop from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Lindy's shop is a cross-stitcher's dream, filled to the brim with scissors, stitching accessories, threads, beaded projects and yards upon yards of needlework fabrics. If you've ever wished you could visit this shop, now's your chance, without having to make the trek to Tulsa!

Still Stitching With Susan, LLC

 

Susan Greening Davis is known as a needle artist/technician. She has had the pleasure of designing and teaching for shop owners, guilds, and events for the last 30 years. Susan studied her trade in Denmark, England and now Italy, as well as with the Danish masters who have visited the United States to instruct.

Susan designs all of her creations - from start to the famous “self-finishing” - she is known for. She stitches all of her creations as they come from her head, through her heart, and then the needle. After the correct fabric, fibers, stitches and finishing are completed the design is charted. We welcome Susan for the first time to Needlework Galleria! You will love her and her Suite.

Stitched Modern

 

At Stitched Modern we search the globe for the best in contemporary cross stitch. Come check out our selection of cross stitch patterns by popular domestic and international designers including Satsuma Street and Modern Folk. We also offer a curated selection of the best notions, scissors, project bags, and more. If you're looking to expand your stitching horizons, be sure to check out our sashiko and hand embroidery patterns and supplies. Preview our selection at stitchedmodern.com, and then stop by our suite and find something you love!

Sue Hillis Designs

 

Sue Hillis Designs, Inc. evolved in 1976 from a simple request: a cross stitch pattern for a Williamsburg, Virginia landmark. Thirty nine years and over 250 publications later, the ideas and books continue to flow. Sue remains to be the sole designer and owner, often burning the midnight oil to meet design deadlines. Trends and fads have come and gone, but Sue Hillis' designs succeed as some of the most charming, unique and quality designs and products in the needle work industry. Come meet the woman behind the name in Sue's Suite Shop at Needlework Galleria.

Summer House Stitche Workes

 

Beth Ann Seal grew up in rural Nittany, PA. She first learned to embroider as a child and a cousin taught her counted cross stitch while in high school. Her early employment at Woolrich, Inc. included several positions from sewer to industrial engineer technician. After a tenure as a Navy Officer's wife and her three children were all in school, she returned to the classroom as well, earning a BS in graphic design from Pennsylvania College of Technology. Since then, she worked for a professional photographer and created thousands of invitations as the in-house designer for Bella Figura, a luxury stationer. Ten years ago, she started Summer House Stitche Workes and now designs needlework full time. Beth enjoys spreading her love of the needle through teaching and meeting stitchers across the country. Beth resides in Mechanicsburg, PA with Bryan, her husband of 25 years, Bailey, the playful pup and Lego, the feline old man.

Textured Treasures

 

The Textured Treasures design team of Karen Dudzinski and Christian Lachapelle offer a variety of counted thread, canvaswork, perforated paper and other needlework choices. We offer most of our designs fully kitted to save you from searching high and low for supplies. We also stock stitching fabrics, canvas, DMC, Rainbow Gallery, Kreinik and Mill Hill - particularly the Santa, Christmas Village and Laurel Burch collections. Please visit our Suite to see the wonderful items we've brought to entice!

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