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November, 2022

 

           

Happy November. The trees have finally changed to Autumn brilliance and Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away when we

all visit with family and share our blessings. Then onto to the Christmas - how time flies. Our retail Shop will be opened the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 25th from 12 noon to 6 p.m., however will be closed Saturday, November 26 due to the Bristol Borough Christmas Parade which shuts down the main streets and makes it impossible to reach our shop. Regular shop hours resume the following week.

 

In each newsletter I mention about the challenges that we face as shop owners. Show shipments from Picture This Plus and

Lakeside Lines taking 9 months to a year to get back into stock as well as delays in receiving Sampler Threads, Gloriana Silks, and Thread Gatherer flosses. All are supply issues these companies have been facing for the past two years. Now we have added Hand-dyed Jobelan and Mill Hill Metallica beads to the growing list. Wichelt, one of our largest distributors, is still taking 3 to 4 weeks just to process our orders, then it takes time for the shipment to arrive at our door. Let's keep our fingers crossed that 2023 Also - as we state "Please plan ahead" due to the mentioned issues - we ship the day our shipments arrive. We will hold all back orders until the ordered product arrives - and we only change for what we ship. If you decide you no longer want to wait for the back order, a simple e-mail or phone call is greatly appreciated.

Also on the business front, we are still adding odd pieces of fabrics under our "One Time Only" sale as well as adding items to our Dollar Days Sale, plus putting counters on patterns and kits that we are discontinuing under our Clearance and Discontinued tabs. If you get a change to visit our shop, you will see we are well stocked with all brands of flosses, and tons of Zweigart, Wichelt, and all Hand-dyed fabric brands.

Plus our racks and baskets are stocked with patterns and chart packs as well as an array of Kits - something for everyone.

 

Now on to some of the new releases that arrived this past month:

A Year In the Woods 12 - The Reindeer is from COTTAGE GARDEN SAMLINGS also released Christmas Star, and A Year In

The Woods 11 - The beaver

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Christmas Bakery is from LES PETITES CROIX DE LUCIE and also

released Christmas Tiered 2022, Halloween Owl Pumpkins, Christmas Ball 2022, Coffee Gnome, Autumn Gnome 2, and Christmas Father Gnome 2022

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Happy Wreath is from ALESSANDA ADELAIDE who also released Special Christmas Tree 2022,Notte Magica, Owl,

Nutcracker Soldier 5 & 6, and OK

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Brairwood Sampler is from ROSEWOOD MANOR as well as Green Rhapsody, Dreaming of Poppies Squirrels On A Pumpkin, Mice On A Pumpkin, Rip On a Pumpkin, and Hands On A Pumpkin

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Silver Tabby Christmas Kitty is from HERITAGE CRAFTS as well as  Black & White Christmas Kitty, Happy Knitting, In The Garden Sew Much Fabric, House In A Home, Love Cross Stitch, Loving Star,

and Treat Yourself

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Winter Comes is by HEARTSTRING SAMPLERY as well as

Love & Joy, and Ye Olde Noel

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December Down Under is presented by LIINDY STITCHES plus Merry Bears Season, From Santa, Napping In the Poinsettias

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FAIRY WOOL IN THE WOODS presents Christmas Mug, plus Nativity 2022, Country Music, Music, ABC of Country, John 6:3, The search of the Perfect Pumpkin, and ABC of Memento Mori

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Let Us Adore Him is by Sweet Wing Studio plus The Newborn King

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SHANNON CHRISTINE DESIGNS presents Autumn Farm, as well

as Happy Holidays, Snowglobe Club 3, and 2022 Christmas Club 5

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Fancy Christmas Tree is by TWIN PEAK PRIMITIVES who also released Dutch Calendar, Pastoral Winter

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Dear Santa...Define Good is by NEW YORK DREAMER as well

as Santa Stop Here

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Among The Roses is from MOJO STITCHES who also released Afternoon In The Garden, Twitching Noses Too Many Legs,

and In The Library

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Harper's Forest is presented by PETAL PUSHERS plus

Highland Woods

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FROM THE HEART presents December Quaker, as well

as Quaker Bird

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Fall Wreath is from TINY MODERNIST who also released Spooky Halloween Bellpull, and Christmas Snow Globe 2

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Broom-Riders Unite was released by ROSIE & ME CREATIONS plus

Witchy Brew, and Happiness is Roses

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IMAGINATING presents Early Bird Coffee , as well as a At The Lake, Simple Gifts, Latitude & Longitude, and Overcome Evil

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Woodland Christmas is from Kitty & ME who also released Crazy Strawberries Ornaments, and Crazy Mitten Ornaments

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The Path Kit is from MILL HILL CURLY GIRL SERIES also released Living Questions Kit Same Time Kit, and So Much Light Kit

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STONEY CREEK COLLECTION released Praise God Cornucopia, plus Happy Winter Truck, Haunted Haven, and Frosty's Favorite Truck

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Mousecapades 7: Happy Christmas is from LUMINUS FIBER ARTS who also released Sweet Christmas I , and Sweet Christmas II

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Joyful Christmas - Believe is from MANI DI DONNA as well as My Garden In Autumn Pillow, Joyful Christmas - Peace, Carol, & Baking; and Halloween Parade series - Boo, Wicked, Creepy, & Spooky, Plus more

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Winter Garland is presented by MADAM CHANTILLY plus

Halloween Cake Pops, Sweet Halloween

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MINGIU STITCH released Christmas Trees as well Merry Christmas, Boo, Antique Sampler Set Witch, Home Sweet Home, Blond Angel, Happy Halloween, and More

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STITCHES AND STYLE released Happiness , as well Magic Pot, Ghost Stories, Old Churchyards, Halloween Ideas, Merry Xmas,

and Witch, Cat, and Pumpkin

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Snowman Kisses is by PRIMROSE COTTAGE STITCHES who also released Merry and Bright, and Christmas Alphabet

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Holiday Collection 2 is by ERIN ELIZABETH DESIGNS who also released Holiday Collection 1, and Holiday Collection 3

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October Cats is by STITCH N NEEDS who also released Trick or Treat

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Cardinal Kin is presented by PLUM STREET SAMPLERS plus Grace Doth Abound, and Autumn Cottage

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Holy Night is by BARBARA ANA DESIGNS also released She Mad

Hatter Dreams

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Christmas Is Joy is from CUORE E BATTICUORE, plus Christmas is Hope, Christmas is Love, and Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star

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Good Tidings is by JEANETTE DOUGLAS DESIGNS who also

released Christmas Cheer

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Month 2 Month December was released by STITCHING FROM THE HOUSEWIFES as well as Christmas Lane, and I Thee Wed

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Hoop De Doo - Home for Christmas was released by SUE HILLIS DESIGNS plus Hoop De Doo - Tomato Patch, Sweet Baby, Give Thanks

Snow Bring It On, and Santa's Cookies

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Christmas Reindeer in The Forest is presented by HAPPINESS IS HEARTMADE as well as late Summer Birdhouses Late Summer Sparrows and Swallows, October Hearts Square, Christmas Band Sampler, and Antique Reindeer in the Forest

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Night of Christmas is presented SERNITA DI CAMPAGNA plus Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas Pis, Down the Fireplace, 25 December, Flying Powder, Gingerbread House Garland, Rocking Horse Garland, and more

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2022 Snowman Ornament - Christmas Blessings is from HOMESPUN ELEANCE who also released 2022 Santa Ornament - Believe In Me

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Happy Harvest is from ANABELLA'S Kitty & ME who also released Sweater Weather Leggins and Lattes, Leaves Are Falling, Memorial

Month October, and Football Season

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Peace Christmas Candles was released by JAN HICKS plus

Peaceful Christmas Smalls

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****You can always Check our What's New section weekly to see

all the new releases****

FOR THE KIT LOVER COMES THE FOLLOWING:

BOTHY THREADS released Her Majesty The Queen Kit Commemorative to honor Queen Elizabeth II as well as

an array of others

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MEREJKA presents The Toy Shop Kit and more

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Currently our Retail Shop will continue to be opened ONLY on

 

Thursday & Friday from 12:30 to 6 p.m.

and

Saturdays from 11 to 3 p.m.

 

If you see something on our web site, it is always best to jot down the code number, title, and designer -

descriptions do not help us to find the item since we have over 4500 titles in our store at all times - many having the same names.

Please do not put a phone in our face to show us a pattern - a title and code number works best.

Also, with having a web site, items do sell out but can be ordered special for you as long as we have a code number.

 

For anyone who cannot muster our front steps, we do have a side entrance,

just let us know once you arrive, and we will gladly open the door for you.

Chairs are positioned throughout as well for anyone who wants to sit and browse through our racks and baskets of patterns.

We want to make your shopping experience pleasant and enjoyable.

 

Please direct any questions or comments through our e-mail - yeoldecs@comcast.net

or give us a call. We love hearing from our cross stitching friends.

 

Until next month,

Mary & the Staff of Ye Olde Cross Stitchery

 

 

 

Dates to Remember (upcoming)- Mark your Calendars

2022 - Major Holidays that we might close the day before or after include: New Year's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Saturday after Thanksgiving due to Bristol's Christmas Parade (streets are shut down and makes it impossible to get to our shop), and Christmas Day. If there are any changes to this schedule, we will notify everyone by sending an e-mail to all on our mailing and will post a note on our shop door. If you intend to visit our shop prior to any of these days, please call before venturing just to be sure that we are open - no one wants to make a useless trip.

In Shop - Holiday Framing cutoff is the end of October, and and Sewing cut off is end of September. No exceptions!. This schedule enables our framer and seamstress time to finish your items in time for Christmas. We can take in framing after Halloween, but cannot guarantee holiday delivery. The same goes items that need finishing. We all want to enjoy the holidays - so plan ahead to avoid any disappointments.

  Trunk Show Schedule - We will be scheduling two trunks shows this summer - Diana Graebner/Lynn's Prints is expected in August, and Sister     Lou Stitches - some time in July. Once everything is set in stone, I will be sending a special invitation to each of the shows. **DUE TO THE HOT WEATHER, THESE TRUNK SHOWS WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE