Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Ottobre Comments

It's a bit sluggish here on this blog, so the first one to post a comment about Ottobre Design magazine will receive a free copy of the current Family issue. I only have one free copy to send out, so don't delay.

Monday, December 2, 2019

December news

If you missed our newsletter, here is a link. Note: it's quite international this time...showcasing our inventory from around the world. http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf

New Christmas Embroidery Designs

Last year we showed you Mary Corbet's Christmas Tree embroidery designs. They were my favorite designs for last year. Well, this year, Mary has Snowflake designs for you to hand embroider. Check them out here. https://shop.needlenthread.com/product/snowflakes-for-hand-embroidery?fbclid=IwAR0yiUHXulrLHX_kQq0d71zU15Y2Zvb5_TI6360CygC897oiyx9O3idiz64

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ottobre Family

Ottobre Design's Family issue has arrived! Photos show the front and back covers. This issue is full of designs for men and women. Here is a short video showing you ALL the designs in this issue. Note that all the patterns are included in the magazine. If you'd like a copy, just let us know and we'll send it out right away. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9LK0t63_3w

Monday, November 4, 2019

Locked out

Somehow I got locked out of this blog and couldn't post for quite a while, but I'm back and will try to keep it updated much more frequently. As for our news.... We sent our November newsletter out on the first with info about Christmas embroidery kits, Inspirations calendar, Ottobre Design, as well as, one of our newer inventory items: SnapPap and more. If you didn't get the newsletter via email and would to have a look, here it is: http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf

Monday, July 22, 2019

Ottobre Design fall issue for children

Here is a video link to see all the designs in this newest issue from Ottobre Design: As always all patterns are included in the magazine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzoXjq2hSSg Magazines are here and ready to send out immediately.

Inspirations - issue #103

PRODUCT INFORMATION - INSPIRATIONS ISSUE 103 DESCRIPTION: From an Italian drawn thread technique to metal thread, from gorgeous threadpainting to stunning 3D embroidery, and for something completely different, learn how to make a selection of fascinating Italian tassels with a combination of knotted threads. PROJECTS: * Maria Katarin’s Reticule by Betsy Morgan Counted work pouch with matching scissor fob, thread winder and ruler stitched with gorgeous colours and motifs. *An Apple a Day - by Julie Kniedl Irresistible red apple in three-dimensional embroidery. *Prism - by Natalie Dupuis Sparkling brooch with a burst of coloured silks worked in Italian shading over silver passing thread. *Perfect Love - by Carolyn Pearce Stunning artist book cover featuring threadpainted tulips. *Tuscan Lace - by Maria Elide Melani Cushion cover worked with Deruta Sfilato embroidery, perfect for a contemporary setting. *Little Bird - by Chloe Redfern A delightful superb fairy wren to frame in a hoop. *Tied in Knots - by Maria Rita Faleri Highly-textured Italian tassels made with linen threads. *The Starling - by Nicola Jarvis Splendid starling from Nicola Jarvis’s Couture Birds series.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

May 'Deals'

It's almost that time again.... our monthly newsletter is coming out on the 1st of the month. We rarely have sales and 'deals', but we have been doing some spring cleaning and clearing out of excess inventory. If you'd a copy of our newsletter with all the 'deals' sent to your email inbox on Wednesday, May 1st, please let us know.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Sewing and Stitchery Expo

I'm headed to the Sewing and Stitchery Expo! I had a booth there for many years, but haven't been in quite a while. This year I'll just be one of the 22,000+ attendees, but looking forward to it. If you are in the area, you might want to drop by, too. It starts tomorrow and runs through Sunday. Who knows.... maybe I'll see you there. https://sewexpo.com/

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Inspirations #101

Inspirations magazine newest publication is now available on our website: http://woolythread.com/zen/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=22_67&products_id=256

Ottobre Woman

Here is a look at all the designs you will find in the new Ottobre Woman magazine. It will be available for sale on our website this Friday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5Ujiekeapo

Thursday, February 7, 2019

New Books from Inspirations

Inspirations magazines has two new books. 'Botanica' and 'More Beautiful Embroidered Blankets' We are stocking them and will be ready to send them out Monday. They are on our website: www.woolythread.com

Monday, February 4, 2019

February already

I've certainly been remiss about keeping this blog updated.... I'll try to do better in this new year. Our February newsletter was sent out to subscribers on the 1st. Here is a link if you'd like to see it, but take note that the felt pieces and 'La Serenissima' kit mentioned in the newsletter are already sold out. http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf

Saturday, November 3, 2018


Lots going on in November. Our newest newsletter was just sent out and the new Ottobre Family issue will be available on our website this time next week. More info about it is in our newsletter available here: http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Ottobre Newsletter

Our October newsletter was sent out on the first of the month to subscribers. If you missed it and would like to take a look at all that's going on - here it is. http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf

Monday, August 13, 2018

Ottobre Woman - fall/winter issue

Ottobre's newest issue is now available. Here is a link to all the designs in this issue: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jNpECmxUT9s

Sunday, July 15, 2018

OttobreDesign Fall issue for children

The fall issue has arrived. Here is a link to show you all the designs in this issue. It is available on our website - www.woolythread.com Orders going to US addresses will be sent from here - international orders will be sent from Finland, but no matter where you live....always free shipping. As always, each issue has about 40 designs for children of all ages. Patterns are included. https://youtu.be/L9GVBLyLkU0

Monday, July 2, 2018

July newsletter

Our July newsletter was sent out yesterday. If you missed it, here's the link: http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf

Saturday, June 2, 2018


Our June newsletter was sent out yesterday. If you missed it, here is a link: http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf

Thursday, May 3, 2018

May Newsletter

Without further ado....here it is.... http://www.woolythread.com/newsletter.pdf