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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 (Available March 2020)

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Mrs. Santa's Sampler

Mrs. Santa's Sampler is the merry companion to the popular Sampler Santa design from The Needle's Notion.

Mrs. Santa is a needleworker and proudly holds her festive snowman sampler. Her cranberry red outfit features a golden sewing chatelaine at her waist. By her feet are a cozy cat and tomato pin cushion. All stitching and finishing instructions are included.

The design is worked on 28 count Amber/Toasted Almond Cashel Linen using DMC embroidery floss and Gentle Art threads. Additional craft supplies are required, and are listed on the chart.

Stitch Count: 178 wide by 165 high.
Finished Size: 5 inches wide x 10 1/2 inches tall



A Needle's Notion Favorite

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Sampler Santa

Sampler Santa sports the latest in winter fashion. His traditional red jacket is covered with sampler-inspired motifs including an alphabet, deer, evergreens and bunches of holly. He has matching mittens that feature a tree and star design.

This jolly stand-up Santa from The Needle's Notion also includes movable arms that can be adjusted to hold a tiny bottle brush tree or other holiday accessory. All stitching and finishing instructions are included with the chart.

Sampler Santa is worked on 28 count Amber/Toasted Almond Cashel Linen using DMC and Gentle Art threads.

Stitch Count: 158 wide x 166 high
Finished Size: 11 inches tall



A Needle's Notion Best Seller

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Bewitching Trio

Create some Halloween fun with this Bewitching Trio of dolls. The chart includes all three witch designs, a hat pattern, and easy finishing instructions using cotton print fabric for the backing and base.

Worked on 16 count Oatmeal Rustico Aida with DMC and Weeks Dye Works floss. The dolls are embellished with Kreinik black metallic braid and black Mill Hill seed beads.

Design size: 6 x 3 1/2 inches.





Coming Soon: Stitcher's Garden



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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
Lettie.Eckberg@icloud.com

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Last update: 16 February 2020

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.