The Village Ewe Newsletter

January 2014

In This Issue
Featured Designer
Special Offers
Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Featured Designer

We carry over 50 Designers.  This month our Featured Designer is:


Associated Talents


Featuring ornaments, pillows, stockings, belts, cuffs and more!



Tip of the Month

"Ending" Threads

Always try to end your thread under an area of the same color.  If you end a dark thread under a lighter color, there is always the possibility the dark

 thread will show through on the front side of the canvas.



Quick Links





Hydrangeas in Nantucket Basket Class Starting in March!

Angel Sleeping



Happy 2014!  We just returned from an exciting and productive buying trip to The National Needlework Association Market in San Diego.  Lots of new items and designs will be arriving at The Village Ewe over the coming weeks!  We discovered new designers (BB Needlepoint, Itz-a-Stitch and Kate Dickerson), new designs from popular artists (Amanda Lawford, Melissa Shirley and Susan Roberts) and new products (acrylic trays and boxes, bracelets and leather snap trays)!


The new year brings many resolutions.  Why not learn a new stitch by attending a workshop, begin a new canvas or join one of our classes?  We are continuing our popular 12 Days of Christmas Club, which meets monthly.  You can join any time and attend as many, or few, classes as your schedule permits.  In March, we kickoff a new class - Hydrangeas in Nantucket Basket.  This weekly class runs for just four weeks and can be attended on either Wednesday or Saturday mornings.


The month of February brings our first Trunk Show of 2014 from Associated Talents.  See the Featured Designer column for more details.  February also brings the XXII Olympic Winter Games!  Beginning Friday, February 7th, the games run for over two weeks.  If you enjoy watching them (and who doesn't), it is a great time to stitch while rooting your favorite Olympic athletes. Go USA! 


Happy stitching,


Estelle, Ali,Karen and Polly

Special Offers & Trunk Shows


Associated Talents Trunk Show

20% Off

February 1st - 22nd

The Village Ewe is receiving a special shipment of canvases for this trunk show.


All in-store Associated Talents designs will be 20% off Belts, pillows, ornaments, stocking and more!

Upcoming Classes and Workshops


Beginner Workshops: Wednesday 10 am-Noon or 7-9 pm

February 12, 26 and March 12, 26 

Come once, twice or more.  We have scheduled this workshop for the second and fourth Wednesdays in February and March.  You can bring a canvas you already have and need a refresher on, you may choose our custom designed beginner canvas or from one of our hundreds of canvases.  The cost of $30/session; materials not included.   You must sign-up in advance.


The 12 Days of Christmas Club: First Wednesday of each Month

10 am-Noon or 7-9 pm  

Each month you will receive a canvas with threads and a stitch guide. We hold a monthly class in the morning and evening (your choice of which to attend) providing any guidance you may need. The cost of $75/month, includes materials (excluding finishing) and instruction. Stitch the best "12 Days" ornaments we know!  Stop by the store to see the finished set and to sign-up. Join the Club at anytime!


Hydrangeas in Nantucket Basket Class

Wednesday or Saturday Mornings

March and April - 10 am-Noon

Start out 2014 with a beautiful canvas (picture on the left) to brighten any spot in your home. Next time you're in store, please ask to see the canvas. This will be a four week class. Choose Wednesdays (March 12, 19. 26 and April 2) or Saturdays (March 15, 22, 29 and April 5).  We provide everything you need: the canvas, threads, a stitch guide and personal stitching guidance.  The cost is $550.  Space is limited, so please sign-up early via email or calling 203-637-3953. 

About The Village Ewe  


The Village Ewe has a full line of accessories and carries canvases from over 50 Designers. We feature a full line of fibers and a large variety of needlepoint products from belts to handbags and much more.  We offer finishing services.  No project is too big, too small or too unusual! 

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Visit us at  www.thevillageewe.com  

or call (203) 637-3953