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I of the Needle

I of the Needle Established in 1986 and catering to the Needle Artist in all of us, “I of the Needle” specializes in Hand-Painted canvases, exquisite fibers and accessories to assist the Needle Artist to excel in their craft and creativity.

Operating as usual

The weather may be gloomy, but we have a sunny outlook!  All in stock books 30% off!  Wondering how to make that new sti...
05/04/2022
Sunshine News from i of the needle

The weather may be gloomy, but we have a sunny outlook!

All in stock books 30% off! Wondering how to make that new stitch you saw on a canvas? Stop by and pick out an instructional book for your own. We have a wide range of books, from beginner to advanced.

Speaking of books - We recently received an email from Mary Legallet on Book 3 - "The launch of book 3 has been delayed (from January) to hopefully late May, due to paper supply chain issues" We have pre ordered Book 3 and hope to have it soon. If you would like to reserve a book please let us know!

This week is the last few days for Associated talents Trunk Show. Don't miss out on these charming canvasses. Stock up now for Christmas and Halloween ornaments. Associated Talents has some of the BEST ornaments in the business, easy to stitch and utterly charming, you will save 20% off retail and be ready for the Holidays.

Our first Sit and Stitch is

Thursday, May 5th from 12-3. Diane will be here to give complimentary advice on any of your stitching questions. Bring a friend and your current canvas and join us! Class is limited to 6 Please call shop to register
Future Sit and Stitch days are May 17th, and May 22nd.



Happy Stitching!
Jeanne, Diane, Mary Kay

Over 200 canvasses to select from for your next project!  Associated Talents is known for their small holiday canvasses-...
04/20/2022
Associated Talents Trunk Show Has Arrived!

Over 200 canvasses to select from for your next project! Associated Talents is known for their small holiday canvasses- Halloween, Christmas, and Easter, 4th of July. Start to stitch now for a magical holiday display.

For your viewing pleasure Kreinik has been redisplayed in a new cubby system in numerical order. Stop by and see how easy it is to find your color.

We received today an Impressions order (from February 24th!) which includes black, white, and most everything in between. Please give the shop a call if there is a color you've been waiting for or stop in.

Thanks and see you soon!

Jeanne, Diane, Mary Kay

Spring has sprung (finally!) and you all are itching           (stitching?) to get out!  We have had many requests      ...
04/15/2022
Sit and Stitch is happening!! Plus New Raymond Crawford Arrivals!

Spring has sprung (finally!) and you all are itching (stitching?) to get out! We have had many requests regarding Sit and Stitch hours at the shop and we hear you!

Bring whatever canvas you are working on and Diane will work her way around the room to help you with anything you need assistance with. We are limiting sign-ups to 6 per session. You must call the shop 330-867-0005 to reserve your seat. The cost will be $25, check or cash to the teacher. If you sign-up and are unable to attend, please be respectful, call ahead (at least 12 hours in advance) to let us know so someone on the waiting list can get in. Sign-ups are first-come, first-serve.
Thursday May5th
Tuesday May 17th,
and Sunday May 22.
From 12-3pm

Raymond Crawford Stand up finials are adorable and come in traditional red/ green or pink/multi, ranging from 14-22" tall. These certainly will liven up your foyer table!

Tues - Sat 10-3

Jeanne, Diane, Mary Kay
See you soon!

UNFORTUNATELY, WE WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY APRIL 14TH.  WE WILL REOPEN ON FRIDAY, APRIL 15TH  AT 10 AM.  SORRY FOR ANY...
04/13/2022
WE ARE CLOSED THURSDAY, APRIL 14

UNFORTUNATELY, WE WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY APRIL 14TH. WE WILL REOPEN ON FRIDAY, APRIL 15TH AT 10 AM.

SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
THANK YOU.

Jeanne, Diane, Mary Kay

We are up to hijinks here at the “I”! Color of Praise” Trunk Show is visiting the shop to April 25th!
04/02/2022
Modern Needlepoint at I of the Needle

We are up to hijinks here at the “I”!
Color of Praise” Trunk Show is visiting the shop to April 25th!

Tuesday - Saturday 10-3 After Hours by Appointment 837 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road Akron, Ohio 44333

Colors of Praise Needlepoint is a vast collection of modern canvases with an illustrative, vintage twist. With such a wi...
04/01/2022
Colors of Praise Trunk Show is HERE!

Colors of Praise Needlepoint is a vast collection of modern canvases with an illustrative, vintage twist. With such a wide variety of designs, you are sure to find something to treasure.

Enjoy 20% off retail until April 25th

Stop in and see us! Jeanne, Diane, Mary Kay

Tues - Sat 10-3
330-867-0005

Enjoy some St. Patrick’s Day savings.Lucky you—save some green at our St. Patrick’s Day sale.Enjoy 25% Off any in-stock ...
03/17/2022
Get lucky at our St. Patrick’s Day sale

Enjoy some St. Patrick’s Day savings.

Lucky you—save some green at our St. Patrick’s Day sale.
Enjoy 25% Off any in-stock canvas that has GREEN in it!
SALE today thru Saturday March 19th 2022

We have received this wonderful and whimsical trunk show. Hurry in to enjoy 20% Off retail  until March 25thJeanne, Mary...
03/16/2022
Love You More! Trunk Show!

We have received this wonderful and whimsical trunk show.

Hurry in to enjoy 20% Off retail
until March 25th

Jeanne, Mary Kay, Diane, and Taylor
Tues - Sat 10-3
After hours by appointment
330-867-0005

This fun class is split into 3 days because we have so many threads and stitches to play with!    We can't wait to share...
03/11/2022
Three Day Colors of Praise Letter Class April 3rd, April 24th, May 15th

This fun class is split into 3 days because we have so many threads and stitches to play with!

We can't wait to share them with you.
Classes will be from 10-4, with lunch included.

If you have letter and are attending, please let us know!
Class includes instructions and all threads to complete this canvas.
Jeanne, Diane, Mary Kay
330-867-0005
837 N Cleveland Mass Rd
[email protected]

March 2022“Love You More” TRUNK SHOW is on display here at the “I”.  20% OFF retail prices while Trunk Show is visiting ...
03/11/2022

March 2022
“Love You More” TRUNK SHOW is on display here at the “I”. 20% OFF retail prices while Trunk Show is visiting the shop!
Hours: Tuesday-Saturdays 10-3.

We have received her trunk show and the variety is wonderful!  Stop by and see us and enjoy 20% off retail prices until ...
02/22/2022
Patty Mann is in the shop!

We have received her trunk show and the variety is wonderful!

Stop by and see us and
enjoy 20% off retail prices
until March 12th

We have 4 spaces available for our Raymond Crawford Santa Profile Class. Learn new stiches, beading, working with metallic thread and more!
$350 March 5-6, 11-4 Lunch included

Jeanne, Mary Kay, Diane, and Taylor
Tues - Sat 10-3
After hours by appointment
330-867-0005

I  hope no one had a heart attack!!!!    Class Price is $350.00  Deposit of $150 due upon registration. So Sorry!  Two D...
02/09/2022
Santa Emailed and Put Me on the Naughty List!!!! Anyone Faint???

I hope no one had a heart attack!!!!
Class Price is $350.00 Deposit of $150 due upon registration.
So Sorry!

Two Day Class
March 5-6 from 11-4
Adorable Raymond Crawford Canvas

Utilizing metallics, beads, silks and designing an amazing curly beard, our Diane has created a fabulous canvas for your stitching pleasure. It will surely be a treasure for years to come!
Lunch included $350.00
$150 deposit required at registration. Please call or email the shop to reserve your spot. Space limited to 10

i of the needle
837 N Cleveland Mass Rd
Akron Ohio 44333
330-867-0005
[email protected]

Two Day Class March 5-6 from 11-4 Adorable Raymond Crawford Canvas  Utilizing metallics, beads, silks and designing an a...
02/09/2022
Santa is Making a U turn and Stopping at the Shop!

Two Day Class
March 5-6 from 11-4
Adorable Raymond Crawford Canvas

Utilizing metallics, beads, silks and designing an amazing curly beard, our Diane has created a fabulous canvas for your stitching pleasure. It will surely be a treasure for years to come!
Lunch included $350.00
$150.00 deposit required at registration. Please call or email the shop to reserve your spot. Space limited to 10

i of the needle
837 N Cleveland Mass Rd
Akron Ohio 44333
330-867-0005
[email protected]

IT'S ONLY A DAY AWAY!   We will open on Saturday at 10!  Stay safe and warm and keep stitching!  The safety of our custo...
02/04/2022
TOMORROW! TOMORROW! I LOVE YA TOMORROW ............

IT'S ONLY A DAY AWAY! We will open on Saturday at 10! Stay safe and warm and keep stitching! The safety of our customers and staff always comes first! For that reason we have decided to close again today. Please keep in mind all those working relentlessly to keep us safe and make our streets clean. See you Saturday - Jeanne, Diane, Mary Kay, and Taylor

The safety of our customers and staff always comes first!  For that reason we have decided to close today.  Stay safe an...
02/03/2022
CLOSED TODAY

The safety of our customers and staff always comes first! For that reason we have decided to close today. Stay safe and warm. Stay home if you can. Please keep in mind all those working relentlessly to keep us safe and make our streets clean. Hopefully snow will clear and we will see you on Friday!

Kathy Schenkel Trunk Show will leave the building with Elvis on January 22nd.  Hurry in for 20% off show canvasses and a...
01/12/2022
What do Elvis, Kathy Schenkel, Hug Me Bags, and Mindy have in common?

Kathy Schenkel Trunk Show will leave the building with Elvis on January 22nd. Hurry in for 20% off show canvasses and accompanying threads!

February will bring Hug Me Bags, Whether you needlepoint, cross stitch, knit or weave, they have designed the perfect bag for your needs. Hug Me Bags understands the various tools, and fibers we use so they know exactly what you want and need. Bags are designed to protect your current project and carry it in style, whether you’re taking a class down the street or a trip around the world. We spend countless hours working on a project which is destined to become an heirloom. Treat it like one!

Also in February, Mindy's Lacquer Boxes and needlepoint design canvasses, offering a wide range of original needlepoint designs and canvases that will inspire your creative spirit. You’ll also find an extensive assortment of needlework and embroidery supplies including kits, threads, ribbons, buttons and trims.

Stop in and see us! We are open Tuesday-Saturday 10-3

Jeanne, Mary Kay, Diane and Taylor

Colorful!
12/31/2021

Colorful!

Boy, are we excited! We’ve been re-arranging canvases in the shop and displaying our Kathy Schenkel Trunk Show! KS Trunk...
12/31/2021
Modern Needlepoint at I of the Needle

Boy, are we excited! We’ve been re-arranging canvases in the shop and displaying our Kathy Schenkel Trunk Show! KS Trunk Show is 20% Off AND if you need threads to go with that purchase, Threads are 20% Off.
Also a WHITE [email protected]%OFF Select “kits” and such.

Tuesday - Saturday 10-3 After Hours by Appointment 837 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road Akron, Ohio 44333

We will be closed on December 24th and reopen on January 4th with TWO new trunk shows! Kathy Schenkel and Hug Me Bags wi...
12/22/2021
Holiday Hours and January Trunk Shows

We will be closed on December 24th and reopen on January 4th with TWO new trunk shows!

Kathy Schenkel and
Hug Me Bags will be here in January

We here at i of the needle wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you for your continued support. Jeanne, Mary Kay, Diane and Taylor.

11/12/2021

Fabulous Cooper Oaks Canvasses are here until Nov 20th at 15% off retail
Stop in - purchase a canvas and receive a FREE magnet!
We now carry Grandeur from Rainbow Gallery in 75 colors! This is a twisted silk pearl #5. Grandeur is dye matched to many of the Splendor colors.
Needlepoint 13-18 count Made in Switzerland
ALL SHOP SALE REMINDER EVERYTHING IN STORE 20% OFF THROUGH NOVEMBER 30TH.

HOLIDAY HOURS- OPEN NOVEMBER 23-24. CLOSED NOVEMBER 25, 26 27
See you Soon!! Jeanne, Mary Kay, Diane and Taylor
Tues-Sat 10-3
After Hours by Appointment
330-867-0005
i of the needle
837 N. Cleveland Massillon Rd, Akron, OH, 44333

Cooper Oaks Trunk Show! 15% Off thru November 20th. Open Tues to Sat 10-6
11/12/2021

Cooper Oaks Trunk Show! 15% Off thru November 20th. Open Tues to Sat 10-6

10/28/2021

This months trunk shows are Cooper Oaks and hello Tess! Stop in next week to see these wonderful canvases. We are open Tuesday through Saturday 10 to 3

10/04/2021

Open Tuesday 10-3!

08/24/2021

Last 4 Days to SAVE 20% Storewide on EVERYTHING in Stock to Celebrate our Birthday!! Hours Wednesday thru Saturday 10-3.

We have these IN-STOCK and highly recommend!! Birthday Sale going on! Save 20% on everything In-Stock.
08/13/2021
The Original Mighty Bright BrightFlex Rechargeable Music Stand Light & Battery Bank, Dual-Use Orchestra Light, Versatility w/Performances & Travel, 90 Lumens, Optical Grade Lens, Dimmable 3 Levels

We have these IN-STOCK and highly recommend!! Birthday Sale going on! Save 20% on everything In-Stock.

The Original Mighty Bright BrightFlex Rechargeable Music Stand Light & Battery Bank, Dual-Use Orchestra Light, Versatility w/Performances & Travel, 90 Lumens, Optical Grade Lens, Dimmable 3 Levels

TRUNK SHOWS this month of July! 20% OFF all trunk show canvases. We have “Labors of Love” and “Brenda Stofft Designs” av...
07/05/2021

TRUNK SHOWS this month of July! 20% OFF all trunk show canvases. We have “Labors of Love” and “Brenda Stofft Designs” available AND “Pippin” is coming too!!

Come join us for a “Stitch-in”!
06/24/2021

Come join us for a “Stitch-in”!

“Funda Scully” this month at the “I”. We have so much to choose from and many examples for inspiration. Stop in and see....
06/10/2021

“Funda Scully” this month at the “I”. We have so much to choose from and many examples for inspiration. Stop in and see.
We have new hours for you to shop. Wednesday 10-6, Thursday to Sat 10-3.

Address

837 N. Cleveland-Massillon Rd
Akron, OH
44333

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10am - 3pm
Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - 3pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm

Telephone

+13308670005

Website

ioftheneedleakron.com

Products

Needlepoint canvases, fibers, kits

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