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September 2017

Monthly Newsletter Fall is here even if the calendar hasn’t quite caught up. This month brings beginning of the new school year, the annual release of the new Gingher embroidery scissors, a new trunk show, the JXS Ornament issue, and the wholesale online needlework show-Harvest Market Hop. It also is the end of the 2017 NYS Fair where Jackie Ayres (our framer) and Mary Crego were both first place winners in the needlework competition. Congratulations! Wishing everyone a Happy Fall & Happy Stitching, Jan

  • JBW Trunk Show — September
  • SHOP CLOSED Labor Day — September 4th
  • Harvest Market Hop — September 7th-12th
  • Stitch-In — Friday, October 6th 7-midnight $10/stitcher
  • SHOP CLOSED Thanksgiving — November 23rd
  • Sue Hillis Trunk Show — December
  • Stitch-In — Friday, December 1st 7-midnight $10/stitcher
  • SHOP CLOSED Christmas — December 22nd-25th
  • SHOP CLOSED New Year’s Day — January 1st, 2018
  • Erica Michaels Trunk Show — January, 2018
  • Nashville Needlework Market — March 2nd-4th, 2018
  • Stitching Friends Retreat "Grandma’s Sewing Basket" — March 16th-18th


  • Lila’s Studio — Seasons: Autumn, Winter
  • Heartstring Samplery — Schoolhouse Coverlet Drum
  • Blackbird Designs — Loose Feathers For The Birds #4: All The Hills Echoed; Bringing Good Cheer
  • Abby Rose Designs — Sampler Stocking Ornament
  • Threadwork Primitives — Tall Trees Coverlet
  • Gingher — 4" Designer Embroidery Scissors: Lauren
  • Just Cross Stitch — 2017 Christmas Ornament Issue
  • Little House Needleworks — Early Americans #6: Paul Revere
  • Classic Colorworks — New floss colors: Stormy Night, Thundercloud
  • With Thy Needle & Thread — For those doing the Summer Schoolhouse – Part Four has arrived


The wholesale online needlework show is coming this month. I will be ordering for the shop. If there are specific items that you would like please call the shop at 315-449-2181 to pre-order. To see participating designers go to their web site: www.fallmarketharvesthop.com

Sneak peeks are available on their Facebook page.


Hampton Inn

The 2018 Stitching Friends Retreat "Grandma’s Sewing Basket" will be held at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Carrier Circle on March 16th-18th featuring Beth Seal, popular designer from Summerhouse Stitche Workes who will be teaching an exclusive class for us. To see the details and the registration form just go to the Retreat page on the website.


Wool Applique "Leaf Candle Mat" Saturday, September 9th 10-12 $45 Learn to applique using hand-dyed wool. Tracing, cutting and stitching, but there is no counting involved.   Fall Leaf Candle Mat

Punch Needle "Halloween Hang-Ups" Saturday, September 16th 10-12 $45 These mini ornaments from Lizzie Kate are easy and quick. A punch needle is provided. Please bring a locking hoop to class with you.   Punch Needle Halloween HangUps Lizzie Kate

Redwork "Apple" Saturday, September 23nd 10-12 $35 This traditional redwork piece is done using a Bird Brain Design pattern which is transferred to muslin for stitching using DMC floss.   Redwork Apple Towel

Counted Canvas "Fall Quilt Block" Saturday, September 30th 10-12 $45 Stitched on 18ct Mono Canvas using #5 Perle Cotton, this Laura Perin design will teach the basics of working on canvas. You should have some experience with counted work and you will need to bring a set of stretcher bars & tacks to class.   Fall Quilt Block

Silk Gauze "Random Threads" Saturday, October 7th 10-12 $45 Learn to work on 40ct gauze using the tent stitch with one strand of floss. You will need prior experience with counted work. Magnification is recommended.   Random Threads

Beginning Hardanger "Scissor Fob" Saturday, October 14th 10-12 $45 This work is done on linen with two sizes of DMC perle cotton. You will learn to stitch Kloster blocks, cut linen fibers and do fill stitches. Experience working on linen is necessary.   Scissor Fob

Beginning Linen "Give Thanks" Saturday, October 21st 9-11 $40 You will learn how to stitch over two linen threads on 28ct linen.   Give Thanks

Beginning Cross Stitch "Fruit Bowl" Saturday, October 28th 9-11 $35 This class will teach the basics of cross stitch on 18ct Aida, discuss terminology, tools used in cross stitch, and types of fabric.   Fruit Bowl

All classes require a 50% deposit to register. Please call 315-449-2181 or stop by the shop to see the class models. All materials needed are included in your class kit unless otherwise specified.

A Stitcher’s Garden
7070 Cedar Bay Road, Fayetteville, NY 13066
Phone: 315-449-2181, Fax: 315-445-7934
Hours: Mon-Sat 10-5 Wed til 6
Website: www.AStitchersGarden.com

A Stitcher’s Garden
The Canal Barn
7070 Cedar Bay Road Fayetteville, NY 13066
Email: jan@AStitchersGarden.com
Phone: 315-449-2181   Fax: 315-445-7934
Website: www.AStitchersGarden.com

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