With Needle in Hand is your local needlework store catering to the needs of beginning to advanced stitchers. We carry supplies for many styles of embroidery such as Canvaswork, Crewel, Cross Stitch, Hardanger, Blackwork, Stumpwork, Needlepoint, Ribbon Embroidery, Romanian Point, Whitework and Metalwork to name just a few.
Threads including cottons, wool and silk are in stock and ready for your next stitching project. We also offer a nice selection of in-stock quality counted fabrics and specialty fabrics and we have many resources for a special fabric that you may need.
Historic reproduction samplers are a specific focus with designs from the 1600's to the 1800's from The Essamplaire.
Special order requests are always welcome. Some special orders may require a downpayment.
Visit our Class page for a complete list of offerings for the coming months. Classes are in session on selected Monday Evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00pm and Saturday mornings from 9:00 am until 12 noon and are generally limited to 8 students.
We are open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. Friday hours are 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. Saturday hours are 12 noon to 7:00 pm. The shop is closed on Tuesdays, Sundays and for all major holidays. During the Winter Months, the shop will only close in the event of a large quantity of snow (6" or more) or icing conditions. Please call the shop when in doubt at 330-758-8122.
On the first Wednesday of each month, we hold a stitch-in beginning at 9:30 a.m. which lasts until 4:00p.m. Members of the Youngstown Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America are part of this group and they encourage others to join them for a day of chatting, stitching and laughing.
We call our evening group, meeting the first Monday of each month, the "Monday Night Stitchers". "Stitchers" meet from 6:00 pm until 9:00. (Call the shop to be sure that we are meeting if the weather is inclement.)
Please call the shop if you are interested in booking a day for your group!
Attention Guilds and Stitching Groups Our designer and teachers are available to teach for your membership. Past or current classes can be taught for your group or we will be pleased to design a class for you based on your needs, likes and budget. Please call us at (330) 758-8122 for more information or to schedule a consultation.
If you are looking for a specific item, please call us or stop in!
The final installment in our second series of ribbon embroidery projects is a lovely clump of blue balloon flowers and white balloon flowers. Most of the project will be worked with 7 & 13 mm ribbons.
Kit fee: $29
A combination of different leaves (maple, oak, walnut & birch) and nuts make a fiery display on a box top or as a pin. Continuing to build on basic stumpwork stitches (buttonhole, satin stitch, long and short), students will learn detached buttonhole for making stuffed acorns. The class will also cover making a "slip" for a dimensional walnut.
Kit fee: $38.00
A stunning snowflake worked on navy blue suede cloth, our silver snowflake uses silver perle purl, silver check, japan silver and tambour silver. Great introduction to goldwork for those wishing to try the technique.
Students should bring a older pair of small scissors for cutting the metals. Please note: metals and threads are not pure silver, but are a plated silver-tone or a silver-plated material. There may be a possibility of tarnish over time on the silver-plated purls.
Kit fee: $25.00
Thanks to Nannette of "Thousands of Bolts" an amazing mail-order fabric source and neighbor here in Boardman, we have a stocking for this year!
"Santa's Gifts" should give us plenty of ways to use our surface embroidery skills to decorate Santa, his reindeer and a whole selection of ornaments, plus a pair of bonus stocking shapes. This panel is so cute. Expect to use cotton floss, Accentuate & Presencia metallics, beads, buttons, bells and so much more.
Students should bring a 5" or 6" hoop if they normally would normally work with one.
Kit fee: $30.00
Fabric applique and embellishing make "Kicky Boots" a very special bird indeed! Kit will include wool fabric, a cotton wintry background fabric and a mix of ribbons, yarns and threads to add surface embroidery and dimension to the project. "Kicky" even has a bouffant hair-do with those sparkly boots.
Kit fee: $20.00 . Students use their own fabrics for the border of the project.
We will be using talented designer Roz Watnemo's Keepsake Hardanger Christams Ornament for 2014 for our stitch-along class. Kit from Nordic Needle includes 22ct Hardanger fabric, needle, threads, beads and storage case for completed project. Design uses satin stitch, blocks, cable and button hole stitches with a Greek Cross center motif. The project is suitable for all levels including those new to Hardanger.
Students should bring a 5" hoop to class for working the satin stitches and center design.
Kit fee: $10.00
This is a great, quick project for those last minute gifts. Our ball uses two different patterns, one for each end, so that you will learn two different techniques with one class. Color choices are blue (shown), yellow, red or green with white pearl cotton. Full color instructions in the kit also include directions for wrapping and marking a ball at home.
Kit fee: $15.00
As another pair of the fantastically adorable creations from Squishy Cute Design, "Jingle" and "Holly" make their way to us just in time for Christmas. Class will cover different felt applique transfer and sewing techniques plus various surface embroidery stitches. Kit includes acrylic felt, threads, needle and color pattern from the designers.
Students can order either "Jingle" the cat, "Holly" the dog or both kits.
Kit fee: Jingle or Holly $18 or $28 for both Jingle and Holly
All photos copyright 2012-2014 With Needle in Hand, Julia Kerner. Original With Needle in Hand designs copyright 2010-2014 With Needle in Hand, Julia Kerner. All other designs shown with permission of their respective designers/companies.