"Still Stitching"

Susan Greening Davis - Designer - Instructor of Needlework Workshops
DMC "International Teacher of the Year"

Creative Stitching
800 Main Street, Holden MA 01520

Tuesday - Friday 10-6
Saturday 10-4


In This Issue
Stitchers' Showcase
Punch Needle Designs from Diana Nylen
Seasonal Punch Needle from Teresa Kogut
New Cross Stitch Designs from With thy Needle & Thread
Milady's Needle
New! Wooden Treenware Boxes

To our stitching friends:

It's hard to believe that the holiday season has arrived! We will soon be baking cookies, wrapping gifts, and planning our family celebrations....

As Santa's elves, we are all very busy this time of year, but amidst all the hustle and bustle, we hope that you'll take time for yourselves to relax with a needlework project (or a good book and a cup of tea).

There's still time to stitch up an ornament or a pincushion for that special friend or family member - many of the new designs below will work up in an evening or two.

Have you had your eye on a special chart, kit, or pair of scissors or another accessory? Remember that you may leave a "wish list" with us at the shop; if someone comes in looking for a gift for you, we will point them in the right direction!

We have a nice selection of scissors, needle minders, pincushions and some new wooden boxes (see below); all would be thoughtful gifts for the stitchers on your list.
Gift certificates are available in any amount.

You still a little time left to have a piece framed for holiday gift-giving; please get it in to us as soon as possible, to allow for changes if your chosen mat or moulding is out of stock with our vendors. Remember to use your "Creative Cash" if you have some saved from a previous order.

Congratulations to Deb Lonergan, who won the November raffle prize.

As a special promotion this month, any person who calls Vaugh Photography and schedules a family portrait session by December 31, 2010, will be eligible to receive a discount on that session. The discounted rate will be $19.00 for a one-hour session, regularly priced at $89.00. Call for details on portrait and package pricing. Vaugh Photography is located on the upper level of our building. Phone them at 508-829-2011, or visit their website:
www.vaughphotography.com Creative Picture Framing is proud to frame all portraits, 11 x 14 or larger, taken by Vaugh Photography.

Our holiday hours will be as follows:
Closing Thursday, December 23 at 6 p.m.
Reopening Tuesday, December 28 at 10 a.m.
We will remind you of these hours again, but keep them in mind in case you need something to finish that last-minute stitching project.

As always, we appreciate your continued support, and look forward to seeing you at the shop. If you see something in this newsletter that you'd like to purchase, but can't make it into the shop, please call....we will be happy to take your order over the phone and mail the item(s) to you. We charge only the exact amount of postage, unless we need to use special packaging.

Stitchers' Showcase

Kim T., who learned to do counted cross-stitch just a few months ago, has already completed and framed two pieces, and is working on a third.
She has also made 19 ornaments from the 2010 Just Cross Stitch Christmas Ornaments issue (see detail below).

" Angels Sent" ornament designed by
Susan Greening Davis
(Still Stitching with Susan),
who is the hostess and MC
for Celebration of Needlework


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