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                Haystack - Counted-Thread Designers

If we don't have a cross-stitch designer listed below that you're looking for, you can check the 4 main distributors we purchase through - Hoffman Distributing, Wichelt Imports and Yarn Tree. Just e-mail us your wish list or include it in the Comments section if you are placing an online order with us.
We have some pages with all the components you need for a few of our more popular projects.
NIAH Shop Exclusives
Needle In A Haystack
20th Anniversary Shop Exclusive
20th Anniversary Pyn Pillow
20th Anniversary Pyn Pillow
(design by Jeannette Douglas for NIAH)

Counted Cross Stitch
Wonderful Wisteria FobNeedle In A Haystack
20th Anniversary Shop Design
Wonderful Wisteria
(design by Fern Ridge)

Peyote Bead Weaving
Gessie's FlowerNeedle In A Haystack
Shop Exclusive Design
Gessie's Flower

Counted Cross-Stitch
Needlepoint Projects
NB Golden Gate
                                BridgeNeedlepoint Broad
Golden Gate Bridge
13 mesh canvas, stitch guide & threads
From 2020
With Thy Needle & ThreadComing to America
Coming to America (ltd. edition)
Mary Carter 1712 - HATS 2020 QOTMHands Across The Sea Samplers
Mary Carter 1712
2020 Queen of the May

Jane Fiddes 1835 Hands Across The Sea Samplers
Jane Fiddes 1835

You'll find a link to the Facebooks SAL sponsored by NIAH, Attic Needlework and Traditional Stitches on the order page.
Mary Stead 1824Hands Across The Sea Samplers
Mary Stead 1824

This is a PDF pattern and we will send you a download link once your order is paid.
Little House NeedleworksKringles
From 2019
Hands Across The Sea Samplers
Bathya c. 1680
Hands Across The Sea Samplers
Ann Tong Uffindell 1835
Isabella Uffindell 1829
Just Nan (Nov)
2019 Sugar Plum Fairy Mouse
2019 Gingerbread Fairy Mouse Stocking
Autumn Mouse on a RollJust Nan (Sept)
Autumn Mouse on a Roll (LE)
Hands Across The Sea Sampler
Harriett Salt 1868  Elizabeth Atkinson 1828
Harriett Salt 1866
Elizabeth Atkinson 1828
Queen of the Needle MouseStill Queen of the NeedleJust Nan
Still Queen of the Needle (SOLD OUT)

Queen of the Needle Mouse

Lucy Navier 1818Hands Across The Sea
Lucy Navier 1818 - Queen of the May 2019

* we still have copies of this lovely new Limited Edition sampler available.
Heart of SpringJust NanSpring Mouse on a Roll
Spring Mouse on a Roll (LE)
Heart of Spring
March Hare Needle Slide
Frosty Snow CubeFrosty Chillingworth Mouse (LE)Just Nan
Frosty Chillingsworth Mouse (LE)
Frosty Snow Cube
From 2018
Shelley Tribbey Designs
Shelley Tribbey Coffin Kits
Halloween Coffin/Casket Kits

8 fun Halloween designs complete with coffin/casket (threads not included).
Happy Holly Deer Slide 2018 Gingergread Reindeer Stocking Just Nan
(December)Dragonfly Ornament
2018 Gingerbread Reindeer Stocking
Christmas Dragonfly Ornament (w/charm)
Happy Holly Deer Needle Slide

We also will be receiving a few of the reprints of the 2012 original Gingergread Mouse.
Gingerbread Elf MouseGingerbread Mouse Elf StockingJust Nan
2018 Gingerbread Elf Mouse (LE)
Gingerbread Mouse Elf Stocking
Hazel Fun Witch Mouse & CubeJust Nan
Witching Hour Cube
Hazel Fun Witch Mouse (2018 LE)
Hoots Needle Slide
Hands Across The SeaMH 1656 chart
MH 1656 My Beloved's Gift

A lovely reproduction sampler from Nicola Parkman. We also have the Soie 100/3 silk pack for it as well.
AVAS Soie 100/3 Silk pack for MH1656
Just Nan Mouse on a RollJust Nan
Summer Mouse on a Roll

A new series for 2018-2019 featuring a cute little mouse on a scissors roll. You can order the chart pack and fabrics (which are special cuts) through the link above. You'll also find a list of the DMC colors it uses.

Scissors are not included.

October 2019 - we are sold out and so is Just Nan
HATS Queen of the MayHands Across The Sea
Sarah Braizear 1829 - Queen of the May 2018 LE Sampler

This is a limited edition chart and HATS has sold out the allocation for retail shops. Be sure to order ASAP for this lovely sampler. You can pre-order now for the official release date of May 1st.

You'll find a way to order the fabric and threads there as well.

Cloverly's Bunny BungalowJust Nan
Cloverly's Bunny Bungalow
By The Bay Needleart
Harbor Haven
Harbor Haven
12 part series started December 2017
Farmhouse ChristmasLittle House Needleworks
Farmhouse Christmas
9 part series started Jan 2018
From 2017
Just NanFrosty Mouse in a House

Mouse In A House Limited Edition Series
Spring, Summer & Frosty are sold out

Haunted Autumn Mouse in a House (Sept 2017)
Halloween at Hawk Run HollowCarriage House Samplings
Halloween at Hawk Run Hollow

Another visit to Hawk Run Hollow is always welcome, especially for Halloween!
Halloween QuakerLila's Studio
Halloween Quaker

A fun take on Halloween
Sprit of ChristmasLizzie*Kate
Spirit of Christmas

3 part mystery sampler (Sep, Oct, Dec)
Lessons in AbecedarianBrenda Gervais - With Thy Needle & Thread
Summer Schoolhouse Lessons in Abecedarian

3 part mystery series (Jun, Jul & Aug)
Mouse in a HouseJust Nan
Mouse in a House Series

Spring & Summer are sold out
From 2015
Serenity Harbor
                                SamplerBy The Bay Needleart
Serenity Harbor Sampler

12 part series
From 2014
Elizabeth DollGiula Punti Antichi & SANQ
Elizabeth Doll Maiden & Trunk
TVS Needlework
                                ShopThe Victoria Sampler
Gingerbread Needlework Shop 
                                Haunted HouseThe Victoria Sampler
Gingerbread Haunted House
                                Ornaments SeriesCounty Cottage Needleworks
Classic Ornaments - 12 part series

                                WickedSamSarah Design Studio
Something Wicked
3 part Halloween Mystery Sampler
Calendar GirlsLittle House Needleworks
Calendar Girls
12 part series for 2014
From 2013
Frosty ForestCountry Cottage Needleworks
Frosty Forest
9-part Mystery Sampler

Song of the
                                SeasonsLittle House Needleworks
Song of the Seasons
3-part Mystery Sampler

DebBee's DesignsTwinkling Gems
Twinkling Gems

Counted Canvas
Santa's VillageCountry Cottage Needleworks
Santa's Village

12 part holiday project that can be done as either 12 small pieces or one larger sampler.
Mystery SamplerBlue Ribbon Designs
2013 Mystery Sampler Club
Blue Jeans & Daisies

Counted Cross-Stitch
Little Sheep
                                VirtuesLittle House Needleworks
Little Sheep Virtues Series

Counted Cross-Stitch
Other Designs
Spring at Hawk
                                Run Hollow - SheepCarriage House Samplings
Spring at Hawk Run Hollow

Counted Cross-Stitch
Shores At Hawk Run
                              HollowCarriage House Samplings
Shores at Hawk Run Hollow

Counted Cross-Stitch
Berlin Wool Work SamplerThe Needles Prayse
Berlin Wool Work Sampler (9 parts)

Fabric selections are listed in Part 1

The Needle's Prayse charts are now published by NeedleWork Press.
Berlin Wool Work - Part 1
Berlin Wool Work - Part 2
Berlin Wool Work - Part 3
Berlin Wool Work - Part 4
Berlin Wool Work - Part 5
Berlin Wool Work - Part 6
Berlin Wool Work - Part 7
Berlin Wool Work - Part 8
Berlin Wool Work - Part 9
English White Work SamplerThe Needles Prayse
English White Work Sampler

The Needle's Prayse charts are now published by NeedleWork Press

This version has updated charts for the whitework design printed on 8.5x14 paper.

English White Work Sampler
The Queen's SamplerThe Needles Prayse
Darleen O'Steens, The Queen's Sampler ($50) has been republished by Needlework Press. You'll find all of the supplies listed on that page as well.

Linda Vinson of Needle Made Design's has published a stitch guide for it based on her class attendance in 200 and finishing hers. You can find it on the The Queen's Sampler page or on its on Queen Sampler Stitch Guide ($26).
The Needles Prayse
The Celtic Sampler - 2 parts
Republished by Needlework Press

We only list a few of the designers we carry as our inventory changes all the time. You can check out Hoffman Distributing, Wichelt Imports and Yarn Tree for cross-stitch designers and if we don't happen to have the particular chart, we can order it. If you can find a needlepoint designer on the web, chances are we can order from them if we don't have a particular needlepoint canvas in stock.

Those we do list in our online catalog are:

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