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November 29, 2016 – Trunk Show for December is from Associated Talents! Buy the canvas get 10% off; buy your threads for the canvas and get 20% off both! Small canvases and some with stitch guides.


November 25, 2016 – Shop Small Business Saturday at A Stitching Shop on November 26, 2016!! We will have hot apple cider to sip on while you shop!


October 24, 2016 – Finally!   The 3rd edition of  “Home Sweet Home” has arrived and is ready to be shipped!   We also have a Fabric Kit AND a Threads/Beads/Charms/Sequins Kit for this book.   With over 100 different threads to collect, this is the easy and most economical way to gather the supplies for this project.   Find the book and the kits at under the “New Projects” tab or put it into the Search at the top of the page to see all three items!   We have seen the finished product and we are happy this book is back in stock!   Enjoy!



October 16, 2016 – We have the last quarter of 2016 Class Calendar posted under “Classes and Special Events Registration” tab.  Where has 2016 gone?   We will not have any classes in December, only the Groups will be meeting.  December is busy for everyone, so we want to make it easy on your schedule!

October 5, 2016 – Purple Palm Designs – Trunk Show for October 2016!


October 4, 2016 – We have the Purple Palm Designs Trunk Show for the month of October! There is 20% off all the canvases and 20% threads when purchased with the canvas! New designs from the Dallas market! 173 canvases to choose from! We will be posting some of them each day for your enjoyment!


September 28, 2016 – New By The Bay Needleart – 3-part “Heritage Homestead” for $30 for early signups! Fabric and threads will be available at the shop!

This Early American design recalls our Nations Unity foundation and forefathers. Our countries first president George Washington and wife Martha counter balance the design as Early American portraits. Between the well depicted portraits is a beautiful scene from their magnificent Mount Vernon Homestead overlooking the pristine Potomac River, long lush trees, old wooden fences and a noble stead prancing through greens and wild flowers.
This SAL’s Free Bonus consists of the additional design phrase “In God We Trust”, along with George & Martha that have been printed individually onto cotton fabric,,,they can finish them as they like. George & Martha have each been printed onto cotton fabric and measure approx. 5 x 5 ¾ inches with an oval design of 3 ¼ x 2 ½ inches. Participants will also be invited to join a special Facebook Group that will be formed for this project so they can share their progress, make friends and ask questions.

September 17, 2016 – Country Cottage has a new five-part winter series starting in October, called “Snow Place Like Home.” Call or email the shop to get on the list. We have put in our order for this one!



September 16, 2016 – We have ordered the new 2016 Santa from The Prarie Schooler, so please call or email if you want one from this first order!


September 2, 2016 – Yes, got it right this time! Labor Day is Monday, September 5, 2016! We will be OPEN on Labor Day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and we look forward to seeing everyone who needs a stitching fix!

Labor Day Logo

August 24, 2016 – Another fabulous stitched piece “Twisted Band Sampler” on 32ct. with Dinky Dyes Silks! Framing by Mission Trace. Stop by to see it in person. The picture just doesn’t do it justice, but it is gorgeous!



A little close up of the top part:

Twisted Band Sampler.Closeup



August 11, 2016 – Congratulations to Amy Ikerd our Grand Prize Winner for the 2016 Shop Hop! She was very excited!

Amy Ikerd Shop Hop Winner 2016

August 1, 2016 –  Announcement! We have the Gift Certificate winners from A Stitching Shop!

And the winner is images

$50.00 gift certificate to Laura Maes
$25.00 gift certificate to Shelley Burger
$10.00 gift certificate to Jennifer Colmenero

Congratulations Ladies!

July 26, 2016 – We had a great time this afternoon visiting with Linda and Alan Ebright of the famous Lizzie*Kate company! They were on the way up to Frisco (mountains west of Denver, Colorado) and stopped by the shop. What a delightful couple! Maybe we can get them to let us host an Open House so more stitchers can meet them in person? Thanks for making our day!

Alan and Linda Ebright of Lizzie Kate.072616

July 22, 2016 – Some exciting news for a Friday! Prarie Schooler is back and has been picked up by a major distributor. They are reprinting some of the older and out of print charts! Here’s “Evergreen” and we have several more! We will post them as we see them become available!


July 18, 2016 – LAST CALL to signup! Class closes at midnight tonight!

Marnie Ritter will be joining us again on July 24, 2016 (Sunday) from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. to teach this “Colorado Ornament.” Class size is limited. Kit fee of $77.50 will include: class fee, painted canvas-4″ round, threads and instructions. Join us for this fun afternoon with Marnie! Sign up for the class by going to and click on “Classes and Special Events Registration” or call us!
Colorado Ornament


July 14, 2016 – LAST CALL to signup for the Frame Weight Class this Saturday, July 16 at 1:00 p.m. with Joyce! All the materials to make your Frame Weight and we “guarantee” you will finish it so it’s ready to use! Only $25…call the shop to register. Here’s some of the choices….

Frame Weights

July 11, 2016 – For those of you sitting on the fence on the Shop Hop, here is our little stitched flower for Spring and our pin that you will receive when you come in! The design is by our local talented designer, JoBeth Wisehart. We have kits made up in your choice of Weeks Dye Works and DMC. You have until the end of July to get to all the shops!

Shop Hop with Pin 2016

July 4, 2016 – Happy 4th of July to everyone! Enjoy your day by stopping by the shop! We will be open today from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

July 4th

July 1, 2016 –  We have four events going on in July with lots of good temptations!    We will also be OPEN on Monday, July 4, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for your shopping pleasure!

The Annual Shop Hop with another wonderful design by JoBeth (kits available in Weeks Dye Works and DMC)!   There will be THREE Gift Certificate Drawings from A Stitching Shop for $50, $25 and $10…enter every time you shop with us (limit one per day).

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We also have a Lizzie Kate Trunk Show and 10% off all their charts (include any fabric/threads purchased for them).

Back by popular demand….our Christmas in July with 10% off Christmas charts/kits.   Come early to get the best selection for this event!

The “Collective Stitch” has started from July 1 to August 15, 2016. This is our chart (we have kits available) for this promotion. Designed by The Workbasket (Mary Olson and Candy Scott) called “Colorado Autumn”. We have the stitched sample at the shop! Be watching in August as we will have a trunk show for The Workbasket and 10% off all their charts!

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June 25, 2016 – One of our customers, Terri T., brought in a Show in Tell with a project we have been helping her with over the last couple of months!   Her niece got married in Georgia in early June and this is her gift to them!   Another great piece framed by Mission Trace!

Terri Thompson Niece Wedding in Georgia Final

Here’s a detail of the picture!   The colors turned out wonderful!

Terri Thompson Niece Wedding in Georgia Detail


June 22, 2016 – Marnie Ritter will be joining us again on July 24, 2016 (Sunday) from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. to teach this “Colorado Ornament.”   Class size is limited.  Kit fee of $77.50 will include:  class fee, painted canvas-4″ round, threads and instructions.    Join us for this fun afternoon with Marnie!  Sign up for the class by clicking on “Classes and Special Events Registration” or call us!

Colorado Ornament


June 21, 2016 – We welcome Joyce Lauener who has been stitching for many years.  She will walk you thru step by step “How to Make A Frame Weight” on  July 16, 2016 – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.   The $25 fee includes the class and complete materials to make one frame weight.   We should be able to complete the frame weight during class time!   There are several options to choose from!

Frame Weight


June 12, 2016 – Back again by popular demand!    Claudia Doyle will be teaching Beginning Cross Stitch on July 9, 2016 (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) for $40 (class and kit fee inclusive).   There will be a limited number of 5-6 students for this detailed hands-on class.

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June 10, 2016 – New fun adventure for “Collective Stitch” from July 1 to August 15, 2016. This is our chart (we will have kits available) for this promotion. Designed by The Workbasket (Mary Olson and Candy Scott) called “Colorado Autumn”. We have the stitched sample at the shop! Be watching in August as we will have a trunk show for The Workbasket and 10% off all their charts!

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June 5, 2016 – We are off to a great start with Toni Gerdes teaching our Beginning Canvas Class this weekend!   Toni did a great job and we already have requests for another performance of the Beginning Canvas Class!

June 5, 2016 Beg Canvas Class with Toni Gerdes


June 4, 2016 – New line of threads…..Ship’s Manor arrives yesterday! Silks are on the top, cottons on the bottom. Thanks to Brenda for asking about them. We have all the colors in stock!

Ships Manor Silk


Ships Manor Cotton


June 3, 2o16 – Designer’s 10% Discount for June 2016 — includes: boxes, frames and satin boxes this month! Be sure to mention the discount at Check Out or when you call to order!

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June Designer Discount.02

June 2, 2016 – This is the “Spring” that we are working on during the Brazilian Embroidery Group Open-Stitch….thanks to Marti for her sample she has been working on! Come join us this Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – Noon!



May 31, 2016 – We only have one more spot for Trudy’s Christmas Doll Pincushion and Thimble Purse class ($77.50 for the class, doll additional fee) that will start Saturday, June 11, 2016. Give the shop a call if you want to join this class!

Doll Class 2016

May 29, 2016 – Wanted to share one of Pat’s beautiful Temari Balls from the class yesterday. We have more Temari Ball classes setup….check it out on under “Classes and Special Events.”

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May 21, 2016 – Here’s another finish by Claudia! This little basket is under 2.5″ on the side. The handle comes with the chart. Want one? Call us!

Red Basket

May 18, 2016 – They are here! The new DMC Coloris floss have arrived at the shop! There are 24 new colors! Come in an check them out. They should be on the website soon!

DMC Coloris


May 17, 2016 – If you love Hardanger, this is the new book book from Yvette Stanton “Early-Style Hardanger” due out in June 2016.    We are taking preorders and will ship as soon as it arrives!   An overview of the book is under our description area on our website

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May 16, 2016 – Monika sent us a picture of her complete Red Bird House…the little bird house comes with the directions! Very cute!


May 14, 2016 – This month (May) the 10% Off Designer’s Discount is for any chart with a patriotic theme. Add fabric and threads to get 10% off the total kit. We have a lot of charts pulled for this one!

Hinzeit.Sweet Land of Liberty


May 11, 2016 – Here’s another wonderful little series from Little House “ABC Samplers” starting in June.   We don’t have all the details, but we know it will be popular!



May 10, 2016 – Since we started on spooky Halloween….here is a sneak peak at the new Just Cross Stitch Halloween 2016. We are taking preorders for the magazine. Last year they ran out, so don’t wait if you want one this year! Call the shop to get on the list or email us or order yours right now “New Items.”

Just Cross Stitch Halloween 2016


May 9, 2016 – More of a sneak peak on the new Lizzie Kate Mystery Sampler Club “Spooked”. Early signups before May 20, 2016, get 10% off the total kit. Call the A Stitching Shop (303) 727-8500  to get signed up!



May 6, 2016 – The new Inspirations #90 has arrived and we have a few left that are not spoken for. Check out our special subscription rates at You will be surprised at the great rate we give our customers!  Click on “Magazines” and go to “Inspirations” for more information.

Inspirations 90


April 30, 2016 – There is a new Lizzie Kate Mystery Sampler Club “Spooked” due to kick off June 15! Early sign-ups (before May 20) will get 10% off their total kit! The fabric is Ale from PTP and there are several count options: Linen 32 or 28 and Aida 14 or 16. The thread is Weeks Dye Works and JABCO buttons. Call the shop to get this special — (303) 727-8500.

Spooked Mystery.2016

April 25, 2016 – Another new stitched sample from Kelly! Can you tell I’m ready for Spring? Beautiful frame from our framers, Mission Trace.


April 20, 2016 – Here’s a new stitched sample back from Kelly! This guy is so cute….couldn’t wait to get him back from our framers, Mission Trace. They always have the right frame and mat!

Fox the Red


April 17, 2016 – We have added another new designer from New Zealand,  Rowyn Montgomery!   We have her first sampler being released “Margaret Jagger 1824” and we have it in stock!   Click on “New Products” to order your chart now.    She is working on her second design and we will post as soon as we receive it!

Margaret Jagger 1824




March 29, 2016 – We were quite surprised when some of the Executive Board of ANG stopped by the shop today! They are having a meeting in Denver this week and classes from their Encore series this weekend. Thank you ladies for stopping by! (L to R: Christine Hause from A Stitching Shop, Rozelle Hirschfelt-Secretary, Catherine McEnerney-President and Lisa Crespo-President-Elect from Accoutrement Designs). These ladies were so easy to talk with and get to know.  They were a hoot!  Stop back by anytime you are in the Denver area!

ANG Executive Board 2016

March 23, 2016 – Since we are having a blizzard here in Denver, Colorado, we have been continuing to open boxes and one of the new books that have arrived is Judith Baker Montano’s “Essential Stitch Guide.”   With 192 pages of 180 stitches and 70 combinations, the softbound spiral book is easy to use with stitches explained in detail.   If you know Judith, her books do not disappoint!    Find the link in “New Products.”

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March 1, 2016 – Mary Corbet has given this book a “thumbs up” and we have several copies of the new Alison Cole book “The Stumpwork Masterclass” for the shop!!   It is one gorgeous book with 208 pages of pictures and techniques for beginners to advanced.    Our books have all been signed by Alison and are ready to ship!   Click on “New Products” to order your copy!



December 26, 2015 – We are partnering with Carolyn Mitchell again to provide kits for her American Needlepoint Guild (ANG) Cyberworkshop “Autumn Foliage.”   Sign-ups start January 1 thru February 29, 2016 with class starting on May 1, 2016.  Click on “New Products” to get your kit ordered!  Kit will be full skeins.  For more information, contact the American Needlepoint Guild at    Here’s a sneak peak of her newest project:

Autumn Foliage


December 10, 2015 – Just a reminder for those last minute gifts….we have Personalized Gift Certificates for that Special Stitcher on your list!     The Gift Certificate can be used for any item in the store or for classes.    We can mail the Gift Certificate directly to the recipient if you would like….just let us know.   Click on “New Products” or give us a call.


Gift Certificate

December 7, 2015 – We are supporting our “Sampler Guild of the Rockies” with their Limited Edition Fund Raising Project designed by The Scarlett House.   The little saying “Find Comfort and Peace at Home” is perfect for this time of year.   The kit comes in 32 ct. or 36 ct. on Cocoa (Weeks Dye Works), Classic Colorworks floss, the backing (you can see this in the picture below) and the beautiful chenille trim.   $25 for the whole kit!   Click on “New Products” to order your kit now.    If you’re interested in more information about the “Sampler Guild of the Rockies” check out their website by clicking on the pictures below!


The Scarlett House Fund Raiser





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