Exciting Needlepoint in Pittsburgh in April

Come visit me at Needlepoint Breeze next month.

Do you live in Western Pennsylvania? Are you looking for help to pick you perfect canvas? Are you perplexed by a canvas in your stash and would like suggestions for what to do? Then help is on the way! On Wednesday, April 23, I’ll be at Needlepoint Breeze in Pittsburgh for a full day of [...]

The Importance of Good Customer Service

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I had another post planned for today, but something is making me pretty mad — the increasing disregard of manufacturers and shops in this world for customer service. Needlepoint people and this includes shopowners are patient. It’s not as if we expect our canvases to be shipped out immediately, but everyone’s patience can wear thin. [...]

What Do You Want in a Needlepoint Shop

Recently I read the report on last year’s survey on Needlearts, sponsored by TNNA, and I discovered some trends that made me think about shops, consumers, and what we really want in our retailers. First I noted that over half of all stitchers want stitch guides for their canvases but shops generally carry guides for [...]

eBay – Your Local Needlepoint Store?

Originally posted 2010-09-09 07:12:17. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere are bazillions of needlepoint canvases out there and even the most well-stocked shop will only be able to carry a few. As shopowners they need to balance a ton of things (and not just the tastes of their clients) to stock their shop. Many of them, [...]

Christmas (and More) in July

Lots of shops are having sales this month, perfect for getting you into the thick of holiday stitching. Although the ones below are ones I know about there’s plenty more. Visit your favorite shops (either in person or on-line) to check them out. General Sales Needle Nook of La Jolla is having a 20% off [...]