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The Eight-in-Eight Ornament Challenge


Stitch one ornament a month from January thru August.  Buy your January ornament at full price and bring it back for finishing by the end of the month, get 5% off your February ornament.


Finish your February ornament, bring it back for 10% off March, and so on, earning an additional 5% for each ornament completed.

When September 1 arrives, your finished ornament total earns you that percentage off Christmas canvases for the rest of 2018.

Maximum discount percentage can be 35%!

Only stitching fun and no work for you – we will keep track of your progress.

If you bought an ornament in December, you are already enrolled. If not, come see us in January for your first ornament, and let the challenge begin!


Holiday Hours


After we deliver all your beautiful ornaments and stockings, we will have a little break, to spend time with family, and then take inventory in the shop.  

Here are our hours for the rest of 2017 into 2018.

12/23                    11-3
12/24-25            Closed
12/26-29            11-3
12/30-1/5          Closed

We are eternally grateful for your patronage and support as we wind up our second full year with STITCH. Happy Holidays and we look forward to seeing you soon!

PS. Get ready for the 8 in 8 Ornament Challenge! (Details to follow.)

Summer Sidewalk Sale — August 4, 5, 6


Today starts the amazing 3-day sidewalk sale in Middleburg and we are all in big discounts on great finds! Bargain Bins for canvases at 30, 40 and 50 percent off are crammed with fun projects for the fall. We’ve continued discounts from our June “Belts for Britches” sale AND our “Christmas in July” sale!

Here’s what we’ve got going on at Stitch.

20% Off
All painted canvas (unless otherwise reduced)
Readers (Regularly $25)

30% Off
Christmas Stockings
Belt Canvases
Floor Lighting & Stands

40% Off
Small Gifts
Kids Craft & Sewing Kits
Jenny Henry Kits

50% Off
Kenyan Collection Leather Goods

Stitching in Kenya/Giving Back in Middleburg

Stitching in Kenya/Giving Back in Middleburg

Last June my husband and I had the opportunity to travel to central Kenya and tour areas from the Chyulu Hills, through the Amboseli Plains, and up to the base of Mount Kenya.

During our time there, we enjoyed three days of teaching and working with the 650 children of the Enkijape Primary School in the Mbirkani Centre on the Ol Donyo Ranch. Our group, representing the Highland School from Warrenton Virginia, taught topics ranging from Vulture Conservation and the US Aerospace Program to weaving and the proper Frisbee toss.

I taught needlepoint to 100 seventh-grade boys and girls!


Alice Peterson’s Stitch and Zips, which are a favorite beginner project at STITCH, were the perfect choice to teach to these eager and attentive students.


Boys and girls alike were skilled needle workers, having learned beading and sewing at home.  Even if they didn’t finish their projects in the time we had together, the kids had a handy zipper pouch to take home.


This summer at STITCH, we are featuring beaded leather goods from a women’s village in Mbirkani Centre near the school.  Hand-made belts and dog collars in a wide array of colors and sizes will be in the shop all month.   Proceeds benefit the center and the school.


In addition, STITCH will contribute $2 for every Stitch and Zip kit sold this month.  Two great products for two great causes – gifts that keep on giving!

The Princess and the Pea is here!

We are pleased to welcome The Princess and the Pea — a trunk show of  whimsical, portable, stitch-guided ornaments.


Quick projects for every season, holiday and pursuit.  Perfect for summer travel!


Ornaments suitable for hanging or finishing as stand-ups.


Stitch guides sold with every canvas —  instructions for stitch and fiber selection, and a photograph of the finished product.


Tons of samples in the shop and a color photo book of all the finished canvases.

Now through May 20, with over 400 canvases to choose from, and a 20% discount!

Proud Sponsor of the Cherry Blossom Breast Cancer Foundation Event!


We are thrilled to be supporting this fun event, happening this Sunday in Leesburg, VA.  Rain or shine, we will be running, walking and prancing for a cure!

We are closing at 3:00 today, Friday, April 21,  in order to do some last-minute prep. Our apologies for any inconvenience!

We will have regular hours on Saturday and Sunday you can find us at Oatlands.  Join us!

Santa’s Workshop Sunday

Still looking for the perfect gift for your mother, daughter or friend? How about this beautiful needlepoint cuff bracelet?  Come to our work shop on Sunday, November 13, 2016, from 12-4 pm.  Just a few spots left so call the shop to reserve your spot!img_4058

Fall 2016 Happenings

We have a busy fall planned at the shop, with trunk shows, workshops and special events.  Come in and join the fun!

August 31                  Wednesday Night Stitch Resumes

September 9              Kate Dickerson Trunk Show Opens

September 16-19    Gone to Market — Shop Closed

October 12                 Stitch Birthday Bash!

October 23                 Susan Roberts Trunk Show Opens

October 30                 Susan Roberts Santa Ornament  Workshop

November 12             Cooper Oaks Trunk Show Opens

November 13            Pearl & Bead Bracelet Workshop

Fall beginner groups now forming.

Come in or call the shop for details and registration.

Christmas Bourbon, Baubles & Belts: A Major Success

Throughout the day, folks dropped by and shopped for needlepoint supplies and jewelry from Mystique Jewelers.  In the evening, the Bourbon came out and the guys dropped by to purchase gifts.

All had a wonderful time.

Dogs are Welcome

Mitzy’s in the shop for Stocking Stuffer Saturday! Come by for a visit and pick up a few little gifts!