September 20-23, 2023
Exhibitors 2022 - We will update as soon as we can.
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!
Aury Morillo started out designing small quaker animals and her passion for fantasy, tales and whimsey blossomed into a full-time design business. She has discovered that quaker designs come in many forms and the imagination will continue to present fresh and new tales. Stop by Aury's Suite and rediscover a fairy-tale land you'll never outgrow.
Autumn Lane Stitchery
We love to make fun patterns that give the stitcher the freedom to really make it their own and feel like they put their stamp on each piece they make.
Creative Angle Crafting
A lifelong stitcher, Dawn started designing beaded stitching accessories about 10 years ago and started her shop soon after. Today we have not only stitching accessories in a variety of themes but also boxes, ornaments, and other beautiful things. All are possible for a beginner. Come to our suite and see for yourselves.
Cross Stitch Wonders
Marcia Manning, owner of Cross Stitch Wonders, has been personally cross stitching for over 50 years and in the "business of designing" since 1993. Her motto is: Q.U.A.D. .... Quality Unique Artistic Designs. She takes immense pride in producing a refined and precise product for the cross stitching enthusiast. Many designs are adaptations of specially selected commercial artwork, with the appropriate licensing to be offered in needlework. Her series A YEAR OF MUGS, GNOMES and DONUTS are big hits along with her latest products: wood cross stitch blanks (like perforated paper) that perfectly match her designs and unique and interchangeable frames and finishing items.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JBW Designs/The Mindful Needle
Judy Whitman's goal is to present simple yet elegant designs of the highest quality. The company is known for its line of French Country designs. She also carries a broad range of kits and products for Christmas, the seaside, wedding and bridal showers, baby announcements, sewing notions, Halloween, and beautiful antique alphabet samplers.
Joseph’s Workshop is a family owned and operated business located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. We continuously strive for perfection in our work and it shows! Focusing on hand crafted laser engraved products with unique designs you won't find anywhere else! Come visit our Suite and find what new delights we've brought to inspire you!
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!
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.
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!
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.
Romy’s Creations is an Italian company run by Romina Petrucci. She started dyeing threads in 2007 just for her own pleasure, then she noticed that all her stitching friends liked and wanted to buy them so she began to do it more “seriously.” Little by little, her business grew to a point that in 2011 she attended her first needlework show in Italy and in 2015 the first one in the US.
She says : “Color is my life, my love and passion. I’ve always had a brush or a pencil in my hand….so, after I started dyeing my own line of threads, drawing my own designs was the next step. I needed to show how my colors brought life to needlework. Join me in a class or in my booth to discover my colorful world made of threads, charts and cute handmade needlework accessories!”
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.
Silver Creek Samplers
Needing an outlet in which to channel her creative energy, following the completion of twelve years of work as an art director for a quilt magazine, founder of Silver Creek Samplers, Diane Grick, discovered that designing her own cross stitch patterns came naturally. Cross stitch was an art form Diane had initially undertaken as a hobby a few years before learning to quilt. After three years of creating her own patterns, in 2009 she made the decision to contact a distributor, who immediately accepted her patterns, and to the delight of many, Diane hasn’t looked back since. She describes her original counted cross stitch designs as fun & folksical (a blend of folksy and whimsical).
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.
Stitches and Style
Marinella Paoletti is an Italian designer who started designing in 2000 under the name Mingiustitch. After the birth of her children and family problems she realized that she could not devote enough time to her passion for embroidery.
Today, with new enthusiasm, she has created a new trade, “Stitches and Style”. The website is under construction, but you can find her creations on Facebook: Stitches and Style by Marinella or on Instagram Stitchesandstylebym.