Virus 3/31 Update

Here are today’s updates:

  • In Raleigh, Chapel Hill Needlepoint (762-B Martin Luther King Jr Blvd) is offering curbside pickup and finishing drop-off Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11 to 1..
  • In Richmond, The Stitching Studio (5615 Patterson Avenue) is sharing their sale bin canvases through their email newsletter. Later they will be showing their regularly-priced canvases. They are open for prepaid pickups only.
  • In Washington DC, Woodlawn Plantation is saying they will resume the Needlework Show sometime after reopening.
  • In Maryland, Hillside Needlepoint (10437 Stevenson Rd,) in Stevenson can no loner offer curbside pickup. All orders must be shipped. They are accepting finishing by mail only.
  • In Honolulu, Needlepoint Etc. is shipping.

According to the Local Needlepoint Shop Day Facebook page, here is a list of shops that are open. Please remember that there are restrictions in place pretty much everywhere, most shops are closed to walk-in traffic. Contact all shops first to find out when & under what circumstances they are open. You can also search this site for posts about the shops (search on the stae or shop name).

2 Needle Chicks in Libertyville IL (Chicago)
A Stitching Shop in Denver CO
Bedecked and Beadazzled in Lutherville/Timon MD – note – this is a stitching studio venue (Baltimore)
Elegant Needle in Baton Rouge LA
Enriched Stitch in Wilton CT
Expressions in NeedleArt in Cancandaigua NY
Fancy Stitches in Cleburne TX
Flying Needles in Largo FL
Hingham Square Needlepoint in Hingham MA
Homestead Needle Arts in Grand Blanc MI
In Stitches in Alexandria VA (Wahington DC)
KC Needlepoint in Kansas City MO
Kelsey’s Needle Krafts in Placerville CA (Sacramento)
Knit One Stitch Too in Pennington NJ
Louise’s Needlework in Powell OH (Columbus)
Mindy’s Needlepoint in Eugene OR
Needle Nook of La Jolla in La Jolla CA (San Diego)
Needle Orts in Altamonte FL
Needlepoint.Com in Raleigh NC
Needlepoint Junction in Hilton Head Island SC
Needlepoint This in Dallas TX
Old Town Needlework in Scottsdale AZ (Phoenix)
Park Avenue Needlepoint in Dayton OH
Stitch in Louisville KY
Stitch-Stash in Rehoboth Beach DE
Stitchers Garden in Naperville IL (Chicago)
Stitches of Tulsa in Tulsa OK
Twisted Stitches in Albuquerque NM
Village Ewe, The in Greenwich CT
Village Needleworks in Omaha NE
Waste Knot Needlepoint in Arlington VA Washington DC)
The Wool and the Floss in Gross Pointe MI (Detroit)
Needlepoint Gallery in Woodridge, NY
Needlepoint Etc. in Honolulu, HI
Garden Gate Needlepoint in Covina, CA (Los Angeles)

This list is only partial. Always contact your local shop for their current status.

Most thread companies are shipping. Designers are also shipping, but getting new stock can be problematic because most canvases are painted outside the US. Happily. for us, designers stocked up in advance of the Spring Show that was postponed.

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