Needlepoint & Cross Stitch
              Silk Road Needle Arts
                                 2119 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713
                                Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30


A Proud member of The National Needlepoint Association


We are dedicated to helping others--a portion of shop proceeds is dedicated to youth programs--especially drug education and AIDS prevention.

All rights reserved. This entire web site (images and text) copyrighted 2009 by Silk Road Needle Arts.

Below are a number of the companies and artists associated with Silk Road Needle Arts:

(For Shop Models, please click here: MODELS)

a. bradley needle arts (whimsical, minisocks, etc.)

ABS Designs (Lighthouses, holiday items, etc.)

Alice Peterson

Amanda Lawford         **NEW** Amanda Lawford Designs

 Artists Collection Designs   (Some of the best Christmas Ornaments around!)

Beth Russell (Canvases and Kits, Great Britain, Designer's Forum)

The Collection by Sallie Luedtke (children's designs)

Cooper Oaks Design  


DeElda   (Fun to stitch, whimsical)

Changing Woman  (Art Reproductions & Miscellaneous)

Decorations Designs (classic floral, oriental, Jacobean, etc.)

Designing Women  (Christian crosses & symbols)

Designs by Suzanne (Jacobean, Birds, Florals, etc.)

Deux Amis Needlepoint

HP Designs
    NEW Designs
    Animals 1
    Animals 2
    Florals 1
    Florals 2
    Oriental 1
    Oriental 2

J.P. Needlepoint

Jane Nichols

Jean Smith Designs     **NEW** Jean Smith Designs

Jody Valentine Ornaments

Juell Designs

Julia's Needleworks Key Rings

Julie Mar Designs (Some beautiful LARGE florals)

Kathy Schenkel Designs (Christmas and whimsical)

Keri Designs (from Hawaii)

Laura Wheeler (geometric/stained glass look)

Lee Cox Needle Magnets (Exquisite, one of a kind hand-made dicronic fused glass!)

Lee's Needle Art
    Lee's Needle Art--Christmas
    Lee's Needle Art--Crosses
    Lee's Needle Art--Faberge Eggs
    Lee's Needle Art--Leather Accessories
    Lee's Needle Art--Oriental

Maggie Co. Designs (Not just whimsical; look at the new designs!)

Magic Needle

Melissa Shirley Designs

Needle Crossings (Sealife, Cats, Lighthouses, Victorian Houses, etc.)

Needle Deeva (Christmas and Easter)

Patty Paints

Princely Collections (Pre-Finished Bookmarks, Scissors Cases, Coin Purses, etc.)

Rishfeld Designs, Inc.  (Wonderful dog faces!)

Rosalie Peters (An array of classic designs in a wonderfully soft color palette.)

Sasi Creations

SEG de Paris/Royal Paris (Canvases from France)

Sharon G

Silver Needle (Wonderful Children's Designs)

Star Needle Arts

Susan Treglown

Trubey Designs

We can also order any university seal or emblem, hand-painted on needlepoint canvas from out distributor in Massachusetts! Prices range from about $35 to $50 for a complete kit with Persian yarns. Just contact us for specific information.

                        Cross Stitch Designs

Listed below is a sampling of the Cross Stitch designers and companies that we carry:
Most of the links will carry you to the company web site. Note, we also participate with Hoffman Distributing Company, Norden Crafts, and Wichelt and can special order any pattern or stitchery item on their web sites for you.

Art Stitch (Art Nouveau/Art Deco)
Beatrix Potter
Bent Creek
Bobby G.
Brittercup Designs
Calico Crossroads
Carriage House Samplings
Cedar Hill
City Stitcher
Dames of the Needle
Dennis Originals
Drawn Thread
Ellen Maurer-Stroh
Erica Michaels
Fanta Cat
Fine Arts Heritage Society
Funk & Weber
Glendon Place
Goode Huswife
Heart in Hand
The Heart's Content
Heritage Stitchcraft (English: John Stubbs, John Clayton, David Merry, Margaret Sherry, Valerie Pfeiffer, etc.)
Hillside Samplings
Homespun Elegance
Just Nan
Indigo Rose
Lavender & Lace
Lizzie Kate
Long Dog Samplers (Wonderful French Samplers!)
M's Designs
Margaret & Margaret
Mystic Stitch
The Needle's Prayse (exquisite samplers!)
P. Buckley Moss
Permin of Copenhagen
Prairie Schooler
RK Portfolio (local artist, Palm Harbor, FL)
Rosewood Manor
Samplar Workes, The
Samplers and Such
Sekas & Co.
Shepherds Bush
Stoney Creek
Sue Hillis
Teresa Wentzler
Thea Gouverneur (Holland)
Thomas Kinkade
Vickery Collection
Waxing Moon
Wee Darlings


Some of the fibers we stock:

Access Commodities--
    Appleton Crewel
    Soie d'Alger
    Londonderry Linen
    Trebizond Silk
    Pearl Cotton #3
    Pearl Cotton #5
    Pearl Cotton #8 & #12
Brown Paper Packages
    Silk & Ivory
Caron Collection
    Soie Cristale
Crescent Colours
    Crescent Colours Cotton Floss
DMC (full lines)
    Cotton Floss
    Pearl Cotton #5
    Pearl Cotton #3
    Pearl Cotton #8
    Pearl Cotton #12
Gentle Art
    Sampler Threads
Gloriana Threads
    Gloriana Silk Floss

    #4 Braid
    #8 Braid
    #12 Braid
    #16 Braid
    #32 Braid
    Blending Filament
    Japan Threads

    Silk Mori

Needle Necessities
    Overdyed Pearl #5
    Overdyed Pearl #8
    Floss Overdyed
Needlepoint Inc.
    Needlepoint Silk

Olde Willow Stitchery
    Hand-Dyed Cotton Floss
    Hand-Dyed Linen Floss

    Persian Wool

    Pearsall's Filoselle Embroidery Silk

Planet Earth Silks

Rainbow Gallery
    Arctic Rays
    Frosty Rays
    Fyre Werks (Fyre Works)
    Gold Rush (#12, #14, #18)
    Mandarin Floss
    Neon Rays
    Neon Rays Plus
    Nordic Gold
    Pebbly Perle
    Rainbow Linen
    Santa's Beard & Suit
    Silk Lame 18
    Silk Lame 13
    Sparkle Rays (regular and petite)
    Splendor Silk Floss
    Splendor Silk Ribbons (Hand-Dyed)
    Treasure Braid
River Silks
    River Silks Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbons

Soy Luster
Thread Gatherer
    Silk n' Colors Hand-Dyed Silk Floss

Vineyard Silks
Weeks Dye Works
    Hand-Dyed Cotton Floss

    Ribbon Floss
    Shimmer Blend Ribbon Floss