Friday, March 3, 2017

March Newsletter

Our newsletter was sent out March 1st to subscribers, but it is available right here if you missed it.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ottobre Woman - spring/summer issue

Finally, our copies of the newest Ottobre magazine - the women's spring/summer issue - are arriving today. Here is a link to our listing for single issues and/or a subscription.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Ottobre Woman

Here's a sneak peek at the next Ottobre Woman magazine being released next week.....

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February newsletter

Our February newsletter was sent out to subscribers earlier today, but it is now posted on our website for anyone who wants to read it. Here is the direct link;

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Ottobre and Inspirations

The newest edition of both these magazines have arrived this week. Ottobre's spring issue for children and issue 93 of Inspirations. Both are already on our website and ready to ship out to you.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Ottobre's Spring Issue

Here is a look at what's in the upcoming children's spring issue of Ottobre Design magazine OTTOBRE design® KIDS spring 1/2017 preview

January Newsletter

Our January newsletter went out to subscribers yesterday. If you didn't get sent to your inbox, here is the link:

Friday, December 23, 2016

Ottobre Gift Certificate

Ottobre just sent us this link in case you want to give a gift subscription to Ottobre. If you are interested, subscribe through us here at the Wooly Thread or directly from Ottobre Design and then print this out to give to the recipient.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hand Embroidery Story of Yore

This delightful story about embroidery and its impact was written by a local writer and published in our town's newspaper today. Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Mary Corbet's Calendar Give-Away

When orders started flooding in this morning, I knew something was up and, as I suspected, Mary Corbet had written about one of our products. This time it is the beautiful calendar by Inspirations. We are sponsoring her calendar give-away, so if you want one, check it out....…/inspirations-calendar-2017.html

Trish Burr Video Tutorial

Look what Trish Burr is giving us all.... a video tutorial on "long and short stitch shading" for needlepainting embroidery. Thank you, Trish Burr. Here it is:

Thursday, December 1, 2016

December Newsletter

Newsletter subscribers have already received their email copy, but if you'd like to read our monthly newsletter sent out only on the first of the month, here is the link:

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Shop Small Saturday is Here

More items just discounted on our website for today's "Shop Small" promotion. It includes the most current issue of Ottobre Design magazine and Inspirations calendar along with several other items. See them right on our homepage.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Shop Small Saturday

Here it is.... We are celebrating Shop Small Saturday in our Etsy shop. Enter Code SHOPSMALL to get 50% discount at check out in our Etsy shop. Also many items on our website are also greatly reduced.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Ottobre's Black Friday Offer

Ottobre Design in Finland just sent this to me so I'm passing it along to you. Order any back issues from the Ottobre website and get free shipping! Check it out... By the way...start time is shown in Finland's time zone which is 10 hours ahead of the Pacific Time Zone and 7 hours ahead of Eastern Time. Make adjustments.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Free Desgn from Trish Burr

Trish Burr is also offering us all a free design to it is:

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Home Sweet Home books - back again!

I was able to get some more copies of "Home Sweet Home" - they are on my website. We've had lots of inquiries since selling out, so don't miss out again if you want this book.

A-Z books

Have you seen Mary Corbet's post about the A-Z series of books we have stocked since Day One? Great review and we have several already at 50% off. Here is a link to her post:

Monday, October 31, 2016


Looking for a project that is small and quick? Mary Corbet of Needle'n'Thread is offering a free whitework ornament pattern we can print out from her website. Also.... coming tomorrow is our monthly newsletter with this and LOTS more news, offers, updates, half-price sales, and even another freebie. If you would like to receive it in your inbox, just message me your email address and I'll be sure you get. You will not be inundated - our newsletter only goes out once a month. Hope to hear from you.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Ottobre's Winter issue for Children

Here are just a few photographs of the outfits you will find in the current issue of Ottobre Design magazine. This children's winter issue has underwear and quite a variety of outer wear. The issue already out and ready to go with about 40 designs for children of all sizes.