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Loudoun Sampler Guild Local Needlework Shop Directory

Second Edition February 2009

Foreword
Shops within 200 miles of Leesburg were contacted by mail and email, and those who responded are included. The following shops, which were included in the 2007 directory, have closed or did not respond this year: Backstitches (Lynchburg, VA) Cross Stitch Station (Waynesboro, VA) Four Seasons Stitchery (Grantsville, MD) Homespun Elegance (Fredericksburg, VA) Knitty Gritty (Rehoboth Beach, DE) Needles and Threads of Ruxton (Ruxton, MD) Phoebus Needlework Crafts (Hampton, VA) Primitive Sampler (Frederick, MD) The Spinning Wheel (Fenwick Island, DE) We Keep You In Stitches (Stephens City, MD) Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the entries. However, shops do go out of business, close for vacation or change their hours. You are encouraged to call ahead before setting out. Additions and changes for the next edition of this directory should be sent to Elizabeth Ellers (ElzbthE@aol.com).

The Artisans Cache 230 E. Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701 Phone: 301-378-0539 Email: thecache@comcast.net M: Closed T: Closed W: 11-5 Th: 11-5 F: 11-5 Sa: 11-5 Su: 12-4

Specialize in: threads, floss, yarns, fabrics for cross stitch, punchneedle, needlepoint, embroidery. Framing Classes: cross stitch, punchneedle We are located in a quaint row house in historic downtown Frederick. In addition to needle art and mixed media supplies, we have two full floors of antiques and collectibles to browse. There is a quilt shop and a knitting shop both within walking distance, so those with a variety of needle art skills can make it a day. Specialize in: handpainted needlepoint with a wide variety of specialty threads Finishing services Bonnie will create a Stitch Guide for you anytime you purchase a canvas with all threads. Stitch Guides can be purchased for any canvas bought at B's Stitches.

Bs Stitches 209 W. Talbot St. St. Michaels, MD 21663 Phone: 810-745-6146 Email: Bonnieb5@verizon.net Web: www.b-stitches.com M: 10:30-4:30 T: Closed W: By appointment Th: 10:30-4:30 F: 10:30-4:30 Sa: 10:30-4:30 Su: 10:30-2:00 Carolines Thread and Canvas 110 Thompson Street Ashland, VA 23005 Phone: 804-752-6902 Email: caroline@carolinesthreadandcanvas.com Web: www.carolinesthreadandcanvas.com M: Closed T: 10:00-4:00 W: 12:00-4:00 Th: 10:00-4:00 F: Closed Sa: 10:30-4:30 (Closed 4th Saturday) Su: Closed

Specialize in: Needlepoint. Also include crewel kits & Appleton crewel wool, counted thread supplies, punchneedle and rug hooking kits. Finishing services Classes Discount for class projects when purchased in bulk.
I am a 1-person shop so retail hours are somewhat limited. I do, however, try to accommodate customers and will gladly open any time for group field trips and special occasions just call ahead!

Corner Cottage Needlework Shop 6815 Enfield Rd Gloucester, VA 23061 Phone: 804-693-5026 M: Closed T: Closed W: 10-5:30 Th: 10-5:30 F: 10-5:30 Sa: 10-3:00 Su: Closed

Specialize in: Cross stitch, needlepoint, knitting, crewel kits Framing (on property but separate business) Instruction as requested 10% discount for Guild/EGA members if requested Very small shop

Everything Cross Stitch 810 Caroline St. Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Phone: 540-899-3075 M: 10-6 T: 10-6 W: 10-6 Th: 10-6 F: 10-6 Sa: 10-6 Su: 12-4

Specialize in: Counted cross stitch and counted canvas

Fireside Stitchery 490 Lancaster Ave. Frazer, PA 19355 Phone: 610-889-9835 Email: mariad@firesidestitchery.com Web: www.firesidestitchery.com M: Closed T: 10-5 W: 10-5 Th: 10-5 F: 10-5 Sa: 10-3 Su: Closed

Specialize in: Needlepoint Finishing services Classes. By newsletter nationally known stitchers and teachers Printed and email newsletters

Hang Up, The 201 David Drive, Suite T Sterling, VA 20164 Phone: 703-430-0717 Email: thehangupck@aol.com Web: www.thehangup.biz M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: Closed or by appointment 10-5 10-5 10-7 10-5 10-5 Call ahead

Specialize in: Counted thread, needlepoint, fibers, fabrics. Framing and finishing services Classes Discounts for Guild members: 20% off materials for Guild projects. Please bring in newsletter or class information Printed and email newsletter.
The Hang Up has been framing for over 30 years. All framing is done on site with conservation materials. We also offer finishing services. Special orders are welcome. Class offerings change often, if you would like to learn a certain type of needlework please let us know, group projects are welcome.

Haus Tirol/The Stitching Well 1915 Pocahontas Trail, Suite E6 Village Shops at Kingsmill Williamsburg, VA 23185 Phone: 757-220-0313 Email: haustirolstitchingwell@verizon.net M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 Closed

Specialize in: counted thread work lots of beautiful fabrics, specialty threads, samplers, charts, some canvaswork and gorgeous crewel kits.

Hunt Country Yarns 6482 Main Street The Plains, VA 20198 Phone: 540-235-9990 Email: hcy@skeins.com Web: www.skeins.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: Closed Closed 10-5 10-7 10-5 10-5 12-5

Specialize in knitting. Carry needlepoint, crewel. Finishing services Printed newsletter


I specialize in hunt scene, equestrian and dog canvasses. I carry all of the Caron Impression colors and all of the Silk & Ivory colors. I also carry Paternayan (400+ colors) and Needlepoint Inc. silk (60+ colors). I will order colors I do not have.

In Stitches Needlework, Inc. 8800F Pear tree Village Ct. Alexandria, VA 22309 Phone: 703-360-4600 Fax: 703-360-4694 Email: Institches100@aol.com Web: www.institchesneedlework.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 12:30 4:30 (first Sunday only)

Specialize in: Knitting and crochet, needlepoint, counted thread, hardanger and crewel. Framing and finishing services Classes 10% discount for Guild/EGA members Online newsletter Stitch Nights, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 6 to 9 pm

Lacy Susan 4569 Rincon Place Dumfries, VA 22025-1045 Phone: 703-580-1114 Email: LacySusan5@aol.com Web: www.lacysusan.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 Closed Closed

Specialize in: bobbin lace, tatting, knitted lace Classes Sign up for monthly email attachment newsletter I welcome shoppers. However, as the shop is in my home and I am on the road quite often (both teaching and vending), I ask that a customer phone first to be sure that I am home. I do extensive mail order.

Needles in the Haymarket 15125 Washington Street Haymarket, VA 20169 Phone:703-659-1062 Email: needleshaymarket@aol.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-7 10-5 10-5 12-4

Specialize in: Knitting, crochet, needlepoint and cross stitch Finishing services Classes 10% discount for Guild/EGA members with proof of membership Printed newsletter
We are always open to any suggestions regarding products to carry in the shop. We love to have people come by to sit and stitch.

Needlewoman East 809 C West Broad Street Falls Church, VA 22046 Phone: 703-241-0316 Email: nweast@verizon.net Web: www.theneedlewomaneast.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 Closed

Specialize in: We specialize in all supplies and finishing for the threaded needle art Finishing services Classes Printed and online newsletters

Specialize in: Needlepoint Point of It All, The 5232 44th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20015 Phone: 202-966-9898 Email: susanbattle@tpoia.com Web: tpoia.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-4 Closed Specialize in: counted cross stitch Classes. Lauren Saver Class (June); Jamboree 3 teachers (Oct) annual events Online newsletter Finishing services Specialize in hand-painted needlepoint canvases, fibers and finishing services, private instruction

Salty Yarns 807 N. Atlantic Ave (Boardwalk) Ocean City, MD 21842 Phone: 410-289-4667 Email: saltyyarns@aol.com Web: www.saltyyarns.com
6/159/15 M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-10 10-10 10-10 10-10 10-10 10-10 10-10 9/15-12/1 & Easter-6/15 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 12/1Easter 10-4 Closed Closed Closed 10-4 10-4 10-4

Scarlet Thread, LLC 1146 B Walker Road Great Falls, VA 22066 Phone: 703-255-3310 Email: webmail@scarletthread.com Web: www.scarletthread.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: Closed 12-8 10;30-6 12-8 10:30-6 10:30-5 12-5 (1st Sunday only)

Specialize in: Counted thread, crewel, canvaswork, needlepoint, embroidery Finishing services Classes: cross stitch (adults and children), hardanger, canvaswork, ribbon embroidery, special techniques and more. 10% off purchase for Guild/EGA members. Printed and online newsletters
We stock a variety of threads & fabrics. Our patterns include traditional samplers, reproduction sampler and more. We now stock heavy linen twill and heavy plainweave linen for crewel.

Sea Needles 780 Garfield Parkway Bethany Beach, DE 19930 Phone: 302-539-0574 Web: www.seaneedle.com
Nov thru April 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 Closed May thru Oct 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 11-4

Specialize in: cross stitch, needlepoint, knitting, crochet. Framing and finishing services Limited classes

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Stitchers Stash LLC 10409-B Main Street Fairfax, VA 22030 Phone: 703-218-3131 Email: thestash@verizon.net www.thestash.biz M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: Closed 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 Special events and classes

Specialize in: counted thread, cross stitch, punch needle, penny wool appliqu, rug punch, crewel kits and needlepoint kits Framing (ready made frames) and finishing services Classes 10% discount for Guild/EGA members Printed newsletter (in shop) and email newsletter Special orders welcome

Stitching Post, The 67 Mellor Ave. Baltimore, MD 21228 Phone: 410-788-7760 Email: stpost@aol.com Web: www.the-stitching-post.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-8 10-5 10-5 1-4 (first Sunday of month)

Specialize in: counted cross stitch, needlepoint, counted canvas, crewel Framing and finishing services Classes 10% discount for Guild/EGA members with card Printed newsletter. Email newsletter for updates and current happenings.

Stitching Pretty Ltd. 6 N 2nd Street Laurel, MD 20723 Online only Phone: 301-604-0808 Email: micheleink@aol.com Web: www.stitchingpretty.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: Closed 11-6 11-6 11-6 11-6 11-6 Closed

Specialize in: counted cross stitch, specialty sampler stitches and hardanger. Framing and limited finishing services Online/email newsletter We have four local designers that have sold internationally and are available for classes. And we love threads and fabrics; we carry several full lines of each. We participate in the Mid Atlantic Needlework Retailers getaway weekend biannually. We have a stitchers club to join for a 10% discount.

Stitch N Stuff 3646 Pottsville Pike, Rt 61 Reading, PA 19605 Phone: 800-730-2464 Email: STCHNSTUFF@aol.com Web: www.stitchnstuffpa.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: Closed (groups by appointment) 10-4 10-4 10-7 (Oct-Apr) 10-6 (May-Sept) 10-4 10-4 Closed

Specialize in: counted cross stitch, punch needle Framing and finishing services 10% discount for Guild/EGA members off purchases over $25 Online/email newsletter We are counted cross stitch specialists. Our inventory includes thousands of books, hundreds of fabrics, many types of specialty threads, Vera Bradley and a multitude of framed and finished models. We cut fabric to size and will happily do special orders. Nice restaurants nearby as well as shopping.

Threads, LLC 2246 Ivy Road Charlottesville, VA 22903 Phone: 800-919-3575, 434-295-3575 Web: www.threadsinva.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: Closed 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-3 Closed

Specialize in: needlepoint. Have threads suitable for other needlework Finishing services Classes (see website) 10% discount for Guild/EGA members on regularly priced merchandise Printed and online newsletters

Village Needlepoint 4395 Irvington Rd PO Box 186 Irvington, VA 22480 Phone: 804-438-9500 Email: needlepoint@rivnet.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 Closed

Specialize in: needlepoint. Handpainted designer canvases, custom designed canvases. Finishing services Classes (private or group) Discount for Guild/EGA members Handpainted designer canvases; huge selection of threads and fibers.

Village Stitchery 97 Main St. Newport News, VA 23601 Phone: 757-599-0101 Email: HARVO@cox.net Web: villagestitcheryonline.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-2 Closed

Specialize in: counted cross stitch, needlepoint, knitting, custom framing Framing and finishing services Classes Discount for Guild/EGA members Online newsletter

Waste Knot Needlepoint 4502 Lee Hwy. Arlington, VA 22207 Phone: 703-807-1828 Email: info@ wasteknotneedlepoint.com Web: www.wasteknotneedlepoint.com M: T: W: Th: F: Sa: Su: 10-6 10-6 10-6 10-6 10-6 10-5 Closed

Specialize in: handpainted canvases and a large variety of specialty threads Finishing Classes Discount for Guild members (10% for cash/check; 5% credit card)

Geographical Index State Town Shop Name Miles from Leesburg

Delaware Bethany Beach D.C. Washington Maryland Baltimore Frederick Laurel Ocean City St. Michaels Pennsylvania Frazer Reading Virginia Alexandria Arlington Ashland Charlottesville Dumfries Fairfax Falls Church Fredericksburg Gloucester Great Falls Haymarket Irvington Newport News Sterling The Plains Williamsburg

Sea Needles

170

Point of It All, The

38

Stitching Post, the Artisans Cache, The Stitching Pretty Salty Yarns Bs Stitches

65 25 56 190 123

Fireside Stitchery Stitch N Stuff

173 157

In Stitches Waste Knot Needlepoint Carolines Thread and Canvas Threads Lacy Susan Stitchers Stash Needlewoman East Everything Cross Stitch Corner Cottage Needlework Shop Scarlet Thread Needles in the Haymarket Village Needlepoint Village Stitchery Hang Up, The Hunt Country Yarns Haus Tirol/The Stitching Well

48 41 110 103 46 28 32 71 180 24 23 163 192 14 22 173