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The Needle's Notion - imaginative cross stitch and needlepoint designs with a fresh nostalgic look.

Welcome to The Needle's Notion, designer of original charted needlework patterns. See what's new and what's coming soon. Ask for my designs at your favorite needlework shop.

Just Released!

Birds, Bees and Trees

Lyrics from an old Sixties tune inspired this love design featuring an abundance of sampler-style birds, bees, flowers and trees.

Stitched with DMC and Gentle Art threads on 32 count Lambswool Linen.

Design size: 7 1/2 inches wide x 5 3/4 inches high.

Needlework Show Door Prize

Thank you to everyone who entered the Needle's Notion door prize contest held during the February online Needlework Show. The winner is Cynthia of Michigan!

Watch for the next online show in April.

Recently Released

Fly by Night

What flies through the night and brings Halloween fright? Take a look at Fly By Night, a colorful band sampler from The Needle's Notion, which features a flying witch, bats, owls, ghosts and many other fall-inspired motifs.

Worked on 32 count Belfast Heritage hand dyed linen from Picture This Plus, using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Design size: 7 1/8 inches wide x 16 inches high.

Recently Released

Flower Show

Brightly-attired flowers are sure to inspire joyful thoughts when stitching this colorful sampler from The Needle's Notion. Flower Show features a collection of flower pots and vases inspired by antique sampler motifs.

Worked on 28 count Light Mocha Cashel Linen using DMC and Weeks Dye Works threads.

Design size: 9 x 11 inches.

Coming Soon: Jane and Cassandra

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Painted Canvas for Needlepoint

Several Needle's Notion samplers are also available as painted canvases for needlepoint, offered by Ewe and Eye and Friends .

Lettie Eckberg
Address: 2920 Cassidy Dr NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Telephone: (507) 281-2756

Check back often to see what's new!
Last update: 5 February 2017

All images and designs on this site are copyrighted by the designer, Lettie Eckberg. Scanning or photocopying The Needle's Notion charts for uploading and sharing with others is a violation of international copyright laws.