• & More
      Sweetie Tweedie
  • Access Commodities
      Londondary Linen
  • Anchor
      Floss   Pearl Cotton #5, #8
  • Brown Paper Packages
      Silk & Ivory
  • Appleton
      Crewel Wool and odds and ends
  • in tapestry wool
  • The Caron Collection
      Wilflowers (Solid colors)
  • dede's Needleworks
  • Dream House Ventures
      Soy Luster
  • DMC
      Memory Thread
  • JCA
      Paternayan Persian Wool*
  • Kreinik Manufacturing Co.
        #4, and #8 Braids;
        Blending Filament; Cable; Cord;
  •   Silk Serica
  • Needlepoint Inc.
       Silk floss in solid
  • Planet Earth Fibers
  • Presencia
      Pearl Cotton #8 & #12
  • Rainbow Gallery
      Alpaca 18
      Arctic Rays
      Baby Fluffy Fleece
      Fuzzy Stuff
      Fyre Werks
      Mandarin Floss
      Neon Rays
      Neon Rays Plus
      Nordic Gold
      Patent Leather
      Petite Frosty Rays
      Petite Sparkle Rays
      Razzle Dazzle

  •   Silk & Cream
      Silk Lame
      24 Karats
      Very Velvet
      Water & Ice

  • Renaissance Designs
  • River Silks Co.
      4 mm Silk Ribbon solids
    and overdyed colors
  • Rosebud's Studio
      Annabelle's Playhouse
      Newport Harbor
  • Six Strand Sweets
      Overdyed Floss*
  • Threadworx/Needle Necessities
      Overdyed Floss
      Overdyed Medici*
      Expressions/Spring II
      Velour Shadowdyed*
      Overdyed #8 Braid
  • Told in a Garden
      Needlepaints Floss
  • The Thread Gatherer
      Sanibel Mohair
      Silk n' Colors Overdyed Silk Floss
      Wild Hairs & Woolies*

  • *Discontinued, but we still have plenty left.




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    Wednesday & Thursday 11-6
    Friday & Saturday 11-5
    Sunday 12-4

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    Easter, Grand Floral Parade Day, July 4,
    Thanksgiving, and Christmas

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