The Village Ewe Newsletter

February 2017

In This Issue
Featured Designer
Tip of the Month
Special Offers & Trunk Shows
Upcoming Classes & Workshops
Featured Designer
We carry over 50 Designers. This month our Featured designer is:

A Designer we met at TNNA that features a collection great designs in classic themes.
Tip of the Month
Choosing Threads and Stitches

A heavier thread and a larger stitch both make objects appear toward the front of the design. A lighter thread and smaller stitch makes object look further back.

Quick Links


Julia's Needleworks

Rebecca Wood Valentines

Kelly Clark Topiary Series

Kelly Clark Topiary Series

Kelly Clark Topiary Series

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We recently attended The National Needle Arts ("TNNA") Winter Trade Show in San Jose, CA.  This is a "buying trip" and we returned with canvases by new designers and with lovely  new designs.   Stop by  The Village Ewe  to see these new canvases .

February is Belt Month at The Village Ewe

After a break during the busy holidays, The Village Ewe's Workshops are back in session.  These workshops offer a nice setting  for your needlepoint enjoyment and a respite from your busy lives.  Come, sit and stitch with us.  Please see details in the  Classes, Lessons and Workshops section.

Lastly, The Village Ewe has a February Trunk Show featuring belts, belts and belts - some 300 canvases.  See Special Offers & Trunk Shows below. It's yet another reason to come visit us!

Happy Stitching,

Estelle, Ali, Karen, Polly and Del
Special Offers & Trunk Shows

  Belt Trunk Show
20% Off in stock Belts from Julia's Needleworks
Now through February 28th

Julia's Needleworks are our most popular belts. During this Trunk Show w e are featuring over 300 canvases, ranging from collegiate to fashion!  If you don't find what you're looking for in the trunk show, we can custom paint it.

Upcoming Classes, Lessons and Workshops

We are continuing the popular format for our classes and workshops  offering stitching for everyone, at the following times:
  • Every Tuesday: 10 am -12 pm
  • Every Saturday: 10 am -12 pm
  • First and Third Wednesday of each month:  7-9 pm
During these times, all are invited to bring their own canvas and stitch with us. While there is no charge, we do ask that you  reserve your spot in advance to ensure we have enough space.

Kelly Clark Seasonal Topiary Series
These topiaries are a favorite of ours.  Choose a season or do all four!  They make lovely pillows or can be framed. Learn new techniques such as ribbon work, beading and weaving.  Each kit, which comes  with a canvas, threads, stretcher bars,  stitch guide, project bag and unlimited workshop time is $250 (finishing extra). Join  at anytime and stitch at your own pace! See sample topiaries on the left.

Kathy Schenkel Turkey Class
Saturday, May 6, 13 or 20, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Get ready for Thanksgiving early .  Beginning in May we will be offering this class several times.  In one three hour session, you will learn interesting new stitches.  The result will be a fabulous turkey for your table. The  $75  cost includes  the canvas,  threads and three hours of instruction. Choose which day you'd like to attend.

Beginning Needlepoint Class
Learn the basics with a monogram pillow.  Cost of $200 includes all materials and instruction.

Samples of the stitched class canvases are on display at the store.  Email us to reserve a spot!

The Village Ewe  has a full line of accessories and carries canvases from over 50 Designers. We feature a full line of fibers and a large variety of needlepoint products from belts to handbags and much more.  We offer finishing services.  No project is too big, too small or too unusual!
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