Spooktacular Deals at Designers Desk!!
Dear Stitcher

It's already Halloween!  Little ghosts and goblins will be coming to your door to collect their treats!  We have some treats for you!  Wonderful needlepoint canvases, counted cross stitch projects, counted canvas projects, trunk shows, classes and many gadgets for making stitching easier!

And, since the weather is getting cooler, it's time to start thinking holiday projects!  We have so much in the store to show you!  Stop in and see us!

Happy Stitching,

Pat Delp
Designers Desk

Store Hauntings...

Actually, neat stuff going on in the store...

Grab bags are back!!  Our famous grab bags are in the store!  Cross stitchers - for $5.00, you can get a grab bag with a value of $125.  Needlepoint - $6.75 for your grab bag, with a value of $225!  Come get them while they last.

Soldiers Kissing Pillows. Some of you may have heard of this wonderful project.  A kissing pillow is a very simple cross stitch project.  2 are made for each soldier. The soldier about to be deployed kisses a pillow and leaves it with his family.  The family kisses another pillow and gives it to the soldier. We are making pillows for a Navy Helicopter Squadron.  EVERYTHING IS PROVIDED!  If you are interested, please stop in the store for your kit!  Unfinished pillows are dune 1/15/10.  Finished pillows are due 3/1/10.

Black Hat Day 2010!  Black Hat Day will be Saturday October 23, 2010.  Various merchants will be hosting on-site activities including pumpkin decorating, story telling, face painting, healthy food demos, Black Hat contests for adults and kids and the Famous History Center Ghost Walk, plus a decorated pet parade.  Come to the store wearing your prettiest Black Hat!  We can't wait to see you!!

Stitchers wanted!  We need stitchers, needlepoint, cross stitch and punch needle, to make models for the store.  If you are interested, call Pat for more information.  The number is 630-262-1234.

Web Site News.  Be sure to check our web site frequently.  We will be putting approximately 400 needlepoint canvases on the site - marked down to 50% off!   Specials and sales

Christmas Finishing.  Yes, it's getting close!  The deadline for Christmas finishing and framing is  November 20, 2010!

TARTS. Don't forget, every Thursday is TARTS Day - Thursday's Are Reserved To Stitch.  Come on over anytime after 10:00 and stay until closing.  We stitch, laugh, help each other out, eat, stitch.....  We'd love to have you join us!

Don't forget to bring in your new red or blue bag so you will be eligible for our drawings!!

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Trunk Shows and Classes

Come learn a new technique or see work from a new designer!  Events

Whimsy and Grace.  October 5, 2010 to November 30, 2010.  Come see the beautiful stars and ornaments for Christmas!  The canvases are so beautiful and fun to stitch!

Jody's Designs.  October 26 to November 15, 2010 
What a fun projects - ornaments for all occasions!  Come in and see these wonderful ornaments!

Don't forget, 15% off all trunk shows!  A wonderful way to get some new projects and save money!

October 22,23,24,25 2010 - Jill Rigoli of Danji Designs - Canvas Embellishment. 
Ready to have some fun and add some color to your life?  A lot of us are going to stitch on a Laura Birch wonderful canvas.  Check out the website at www.danjidesigns.com and click on Laurel Birch.  If you are interest in stitching on any of the canvases, let us know so we can be sure to have them in stock for you.  Class fee is $150 for 2 days (including lunch) and $275 for 4 days (including lunch).

November 12 - November 15, 2010  Brenda Hart Canvas Embellishment Class.   You purchase a canvas from Designers Desk and Brenda will help you develop a masterpiece.  Brenda has a sereies of stitch books she has written.  If you have one, be sure to stop by and have her sign yours!  Sign up for a minimum of two days of classes for a fee of $150 (including lunch).  If you sign up for all 4 days, the cost is $275.

That's it for this month!  As always, thank you for your loyalty!  Until next month, happy stitching.....

Designers Desk
216 James Street
Geneva, Illinois 60134
Designers Desk
We had a wonderful time going to St. Charles, MO for the annual Needlework Market.  The designs are wonderful!  We have new canvases that are bursting with fall colors.  New Cross stitch designs for Fall and Christmas.  Counted Canvas projects the are stunning.  AND, if you think you just don't need a new project...come and see the new tools, scissor fobs, magnets, etc.  Something for everyone!
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