May 25, 2017

New Thread & Thread Packs Released:

Sampler Thread
Lagoon
Lagoon
     
Simply Shaker Thread
Misty Harbor
Misty Harbor
Sage
Sage
     
Simply Wool Thread
Briar Rose
Briar Rose
Piney Woods
Piney Woods
French Lilac
French Lilac
       
Limited Edition Thread
Thistle
Thistle
Juniper
Juniper
 

Limited Editon Bags

Easter Bag
Easter Basket

Top 12 2017 Wool Pack Now Available

Top 12 Wool Colors 2017


July 15, 2016

New Threads Released:

Limited Edition
Green With Envy
Berry Splash
French Lilac
Basil
Ragdoll
Bullfrog
     

May 31, 2016

New Thread & Thread Packs Released:

Sampler Thread
Green With Envy
Green With Envy
French Lilac
French Lilac
Ragdoll
Ragdoll
     
Simply Wool Thread
Driftwood
Driftwood
Ragdoll
Ragdoll
     
Limited Edition Thread
Pea Soup
Pea Soup
Whiskers
Whiskers
 

Limited Editon Bags

Woodland Trail
Woodland Trail

November 2-7, 2015

We have decided to run our very successful 10% off sale on all orders, once again for the week of November 2nd, 2015 - November 7th, 2015. We appreciate your business and extend to you this special offer. Any order received between November 2nd, 2015 - November 7th, 2015 will receive a 10% merchandise discount.This offer includes all colors and thread lines. On-line orders will receive discount on invoice.

We also have the following 5 yd. Limited Edition specials available during the sale while supplies last. Listed below with the colored background.

Golden Rod
Golden Rod
 
Walk Through the Garden Thread Pack
Walk Through the
Garden Thread Pack
Hot Tamale
Hot Tamale
 

Seaweed
Seaweed
Raspberry Truffle
Raspberry Truffle
Cabernet
Cabernet

May 8, 2015

New Thread & Thread Packs Released:

Sampler Thread
Green Tea Leaf
Green Tea Leaf
Verdigris
Verdigris
Creekbed
Creekbed
     
Shaker Thread
Ruby Slipper
Ruby Slipper
     
Simply Wool Thread
Tarnished Gold
Tarnished Gold
Verdigris
Verdigris
Creekbed
Creekbed
Brown Bear
Brown Bear
     
Limited Edition Thread
Hot Tamale
Hot Tamale
Golden Rod
Golden Rod
 

Limited Editon Bags

Cardinal Points
Cardinal Points

Cardinal Points Chart
Cardinal Points Chart

All proceeds of Cardinal Points Chart sales are being donated to Lupus Foundation.

   
Autumn Splendor
Autumn Splendor
Walk Through the Garden
Walk Through the Garden
   
Spring Garden
Spring Garden
House Freebie
House Freebie
(Free Chart with Thread Pack)
   
Bird Song
Bird Song
 
   

November 7, 2014

Top 12 Wool Pack Now Available

Top 12 Wool Colors


October 3, 2014

New Thread & Thread Packs Released:

Sampler Thread
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
Cast Iron Skillet
Cast Iron Skillet
Brown Bear
Brown Bear
     
Simply Wool Thread
Woodtrail
Woodtrail
Ruby Slipper
Ruby Slipper
Endive
Endive
Bayberry
Bayberry
     
Limited Edition Thread
Black Cherry
Black Cherry
Frozen Grape
Frozen Grape
 

Limited Editon Bags

Tea for Two
His Eye is on The Sparrow
Mary Ann Appleyard
Mary Ann Appleyard
   
Karoline Beringer
Karoline Beringer
Harmony
Harmony
   
Birdhouse In My Thistle Garden
Birdhouse In My Thistle Garden
Thy Needle, Thy Book
Thy Needle, Thy Book
   
Whaling Ship Sewing Tray
Whaling Ship Sewing Tray
Blue Ribbon State Recipes
Blue Ribbon State Recipes
   
Mourning Tree Sewing Bag
Mourning Tree Sewing Bag
Thistles & Spells Pinkeep
Thistles & Spells Pinkeep
   
Pumpkin Harvest Pinkeep
Pumpkin Harvest Pinkeep
 

March 10, 2014

New Thread & Thread Packs Released:

Sampler Thread
Loganberry
Loganberry
Moss
Moss
Black Licorice
Black Licorice
     
Simply Wool Thread
Strawberry Parfait
Strawberry Parfait
Portabella
Portabella
Black Licorice
Black Licorice

Limited Editon Bags

Tea for Two
Tea for Two
Butternut Tavern
Little Brick House Simply Wool
   
Elizabeth Sarah Oliver "1842"
Elizabeth Sarah Oliver "1842"
Springtime In My Garden
Springtime In My Garden
   
IAD Embellishments
IAD Embellishments
Eliza Poole Sampler
Eliza Poole Sampler
   
Emilia Poole Sewing Basket
Emilia Poole Sewing Basket
Spring Button Tray
Spring Button Tray

 

August 30, 2013

New Thread & Thread Packs Released:

Sampler Thread
Cottage Blue
Cottage Blue
Terra Cotta
Terra Cotta
Amethyst
Amethyst
     
Simply Wool Thread
Buttercrunch
Buttercrunch
Espresso Bean
Espresso Bean
 
     
Limited Edition Thread
Creek Bed
Creek Bed
Dark Cavern
Dark Cavern
 

Limited Editon Bags

Renaissance Faire
Renaissance Faire
Janet Reid 1835 Sampler
Janet Reid 1835 Sampler
   
Bless This House
Bless This House
Back to School
Back to School
   
Halloween Sampler
Halloween Sampler
 

March 8, 2013

New Thread & Thread Packs Released:

Thread Pack The Gentle Art
Thread Pack The Gentle Art
Thread Pack The Gentle Art
Thread Pack The Gentle Art

Limited Editon Bags

Stars and Stripes Forever
Stars and Stripes Forever
Butternut Tavern
Butternut Tavern
   
Let There Be Peace
Let There Be Peace
Owls Are Not What They Seem
Owls Are Not What They Seem
   
Our Colorful World
Our Colorful World
 

Limited Edition Thread
Caramel Latte
Caramel Latte
Volcanic Ash
Volcanic Ash
       
Sampler Thread
Silver Fern
Silver Fern
Country Redwood Thread
Country Redwood
Mediterranean Sea Thread
Mediterranean Sea
     
Simply Wool Thread
Garden Gate
Garden Gate
   

 

September 28, 2012

The Gentle Art is pleased to announce the return of our Automatic "Loose Feathers" Order Program.

The latest "Loose Feathers" pattern uses the following colors: Apple Cider, Avocado, Dried Thyme, Mountain Mist, Mustard Seed, Woodrose, and Heirloom Gold.

Apple Cider
Thread
Thread
Mountain Mist
Thread
Thread
Thread
 

Summer's Last RoseSummer's Last Rose is the third Loose Feathers pattern for the year 2012. The pattern and linen is available through Norden Crafts and they are shipping today. The medium sized book box shown above right was covered with fabric. All instructions are in the pattern. The box is the medium size from Hobby Lobby. sku# 379727 - Medium - 5" x 2" x 7 1/2".

The basket pictured along the bottom of the pattern is also from Hobby Lobby. (Dark brown small rectangular basket, sku#177733 - 9 1/2" x 3" x 3 5/8".)

We are releasing the thread today so please call us at 614-855-8346 to order if you are not on loose feathers program (or if you are not sure).

>>> "Loose Feathers" Design Automatic Pre-Order Form - Click Here

Merry Christmas Blackbird DesignsSeptember 28, 2012

Latest Christmas design by Blackbird Designs.

According to Blackbird Designs blog, "Barb loves to hang her Christmas samplers year round in her home.

She enjoys holiday cheer all through the year. Even though this piece expresses a sentiment we love to share with our family and friends, the message is subtle.

The colors are so joyful that no one will notice that this holiday decoration has not been packed away!"

They feature the following colors: Avocado, Baby Spinach, Chamomile, Dried Thyme, Dungarees, Faded Rose, Hyacinth, Lambswool, Red Grape, and Rose Garden.

September 27, 2012

New Thread Packs Released:

Ann Priest 1841
Ann Priest 1841
Stars & Diamonds
Stars & Diamonds Sampler Bag
Susan Pratt
Susan Pratt Sampler Bag
Be My Love
Be My Love 1759 Sampler Bag
Kitchen Prayer
Kitchen Prayer Sampler Bag
 

September 12, 2012

The Gentle Art releases new thread and thread packs.

New Sampler, Shaker, and Simply Wool Threads

Old Covered Bridge
Island Blue
Pecan Pie
Old Covered Bridge
Island Blue
Pecan Pie
     
Key Lime Wisteria Old Red Paint
Key Lime Wisteria Old Red Paint

New Thread Pack - Chocolate Delight Sampler Bag

Chocolate Delight Thread Pack

August 20, 2012

Ann Priest 1841Ann Priest 1841

Young Ann Priest stitched her sampler on 50ct. linen in 1841. The latest reproduction from The Scarlett House is done on 40ct. linen using threads from The Gentle Art. Several shades of green, brown, and gold and were used on the antique.

Sampler Threads gave the reproduction that aged and subtle look. The stitch count is 297 w X 327 h. Colors used are: Dried Thyme, Pine, Blue Spruce, Forest Glade, Tarnished Gold, Cherry Bark, Harvest Basket, Bayberry, Apple Cider, Mountain Mist, Picnic Basket, Caramel Corn, Rose Garden, Cucumber, Heirloom Gold, Piney Woods, Espresso Bean, and (2) Burlap.

July 23, 2012

Susanna Pratt
Susanna Pratt, the newest design from Pineberry Lane

Susanna Pratt Original
Original

Susanna Pratt

Susanna Pratt, the newest design from Pineberry Lane, uses The Gentle Arts threads. It is a reproduction of an antique, and The Gentle Art threads were the perfect choice to give the sampler a soft, lovely color.

March 21, 2012

The Gentle Art releases new thread and thread packs.

New Shaker and Simply Wool Threads

Burlap 7096
Carriage Black 7095
Linen 7094
Burlap
Carriage Black
Linen
     
Cinnamon Simply Wool Chamomile Simply Wool Red Grape Simply Wool
Cinnamon Chamomile Red Grape

New Thread Packs


April Word Play

Model April Word Play

"April Word Play" SOLD OUT is a cross stitch design by With The Needle & Thread. It is stitched on 35 count linen and finishes at 4 1/2" X 7 1/2". This will make a wonderful Spring door hanger when completed. The chart is available through With The Needle & Thread and we are providing a convenient thread pack that consists of the colors: Cornhusk, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Flax, Shaker White, Picket Fence, Walnut, Apple Cider, Lambswool, Pumpkin Pie, Caramel Corn, Wood Trail, Toffee, Heirloom Gold, Endive, Otter Creek, and Wheat Fields.


Jane Pattison

Model Jane Pattison

Jane Pattison's reproduction sampler SOLD OUTis a beautiful sampler done in the Gentle Art Simply Wool threads. This is stitched on 32 count Vintage Navy Bean by Lakeside Linens. You can substitute Gentle Art cotton threads but we recommend using the wool as it gives the piece spectacular depth and besides that, the original was stitched in wool. The chart is available through Shakespeare's Peddler and the Gentle Art is offering a convenient thread pack to compliment the chart. The colors of the wools/cottons are as follows: Tea Rose, Chives, Harvest Basket, Faded Rose, Maple Syrup, Baked Clay, Schoolhouse Red, Terra Cotta, Parchment, Old Purple Paint, Soot, Barn Grey, Cidermill Brown, and Forest Glade.


Flemish Giant
The Flemish Giant SOLD OUTdesign is absolutely beautiful. We had the honor of having this model in our Nashville booth and the pictures here do not do the design justice. This is a must stitch. Design is available through European Cross Stitch and we have the convenient thread pack.

Jenny Bean Gentle Spring

Model Gentle Spring

SOLD OUT

Jenny Bean Gentle Spring: This beautiful sampler was stitched on 32 ct. Platinum Belfast (Navy Bean would be a nice Lakeside Linens substitute). The finished size is about 7 by 17 1/2 inches and available through Shakespeare's Peddler. The sampler is stitched over-two with two strands of floss in the following Sampler Threads: Moonlit Path, Old Hickory (2), Grasshopper, Cidermill Brown (2), Harvest Basket, Wood Trail (2), Wheat Fields, Chamomile, Toasted Barley, Caramel Corn (2), Roasted Marshmallow, Summer Shower, Antique Rose (2). We have complete thread packs available for your convenience.


Spring Bean Family Farm

Model Spring Bean Family Farm

Spring at Bean Family Farm: This design is fun to stitch on Flax Belfast using ONE STRAND of the over-dyed threads. We even let Theresa from Shakespeare's Peddler name the threads. There is a Limited Edition thread pack by The Gentle Art for this new design by Shakespeare's Peddler. -- besides standard colors Parchment and Espresso Bean, you get Painted Lady's Chrysalis, Concord Grape, Baby Carrot, Candied Violet, Cypress Mulch, Warbler's Wing, Bay Leaf and Dried Rosehips. The thread pack is also great by itself to substitute in your other needlework. Substituting Limited Edition or other colors will give your needlework the uniqueness it deserves.


Model Flower Power

Flower Power Sampler contains the chart and all the thread necessary to stitch the design. The threads included are Simply Wool 10yd skeins (Chamomile, Gold Leaf, Red Grape, Cinnamon, Freedom, Summer Shower, Baby Spinach and Apple Cider) and Simply Shaker 5 yd skeins (Linen, Carriage Black, Burlap and Buckeye Scarlet). It is stitched on 32 count Cafe Kona linen from R & R Reproductions and the stitch count is 140 W X 170 H. This chart was designed by Kristi Pfeifer of The Gentle Art


Model Flutter Away

Flutter Away Thread Pack is a cute little chart designed by Kristi Pfeifer of the Gentle Art and contains everything necessary to stitch this design with the exception of a hoop. It contains a needle, R&R's 30ct Apple Brown Bindy - 13x10 and all Simply Wool 10yd skeins; Soot, Freedom, Oatmeal, Buckeye Scarlet and the chart and description page how to do the decorative Eskimo Stitch you see around the border.

Model PersuasionMarch 20, 2012

"Persuasion" is a sampler inspired by Jane Austen's book by the same name written in 1815-1816. The heroine, Anne Elliot, rejects captain's Wentworth proposal after being persuaded he has no fortune. Anne cannot forget him and finally finds happiness with her captain eight years later. The sampler is stitched on 32 count Vintage Buttercream by Lakeside Linens with two strands of floss from The Gentle Art Simply Shaker Threads and Sampler Threads, DMC and Kreinik Cord.
Designed by Clara L Blalock from The Stitching Parlor, Inc.

October 24, 2011

Check out our latest Freebie on the Freebies page: Gentle Flower Alphabet

September 26, 2011

TNNAIntellectual property is not to be copied or shared without permission. The Gentle Art supports The National NeedleArts Association in its effort to educate people on the importance of respecting intellectual property and protected materials in our industry. The TNNA advances its community of professional businesses by encouraging the passion for needlearts through education, industry, knowledge exchange and a strong marketplace.

August 30, 2011

Quaker Christmas II
Second to the original Quaker Christmas sampler created by Gail Reinhardt of ByGone Stitches, this new piece Quaker Christmas II, focuses on the "Songs of the Season". Done on 28ct Light Examplar the Stitch count is 240w X 350h (17-1/8"w X 25"h) it uses Gentle Art sampler threads in Currant (115yds) and Blue Spruce (25 yds). Gail had fun creatively "hiding" symbols of songs as well as some of the song titles, scattered throughout the sampler. See if you can find: We Three Kings, The Little Drummer Boy, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, I Saw Three Ships, Sleigh Ride, What Child Is This, A Partridge In A Pear Tree, and Frosty The Snowman.

August 14, 2011

The Gentle Art is pleased to announce its newest threads.

New Shaker Threads

Wheat Fields
Otter Creek
Antique Lace
Wheat Fields Otter Creek Antique Lace

New Simply Wool Threads

Summer Meadow Forest Glade Tea Rose
Summer Meadow Forest Glade Tea Rose

New Limited Edition Bag Set

Beach Bag Thread Pack
Dolphin Blue
Flip Flop
Sand Castle
 
Sandy White
Beach Ball
 

February 22, 2011

The Gentle Art is pleased to announce its newest threads.

New Limited Edition Bag Sets

Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal
         
Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal
Home Springs Eternal

New Simply Wool Threads

Honey Dew Baked Clay Tradewind Faded Rose

Honey Dew

Baked Clay Tradewind Faded Rose

New Sampler Threads

Honey Dew Baked Clay Tradewind Faded Rose

Honey Dew

Baked Clay Tradewind Faded Rose

New Limited Edition Threads

Crocus Bermuda Grass    

Crocus

Bermuda Grass  

September 25, 2010

The Gentle Art is pleased to announce its newest threads. Purchase our newest threads at the TNNA 2010 Needlecraft Market in St. Charles, Missouri.

New Limited Edition Bag Set

New Simply Wool Threads

Lemon Drops Terra Cotta Silver Fern  

Lemon Drops

Terra Cotta Silver Fern

New Limited Edition Threads

Cinnamon Toast Sorbet Antique Coin  

Cinnamon Toast

Sorbet Antique Coin

New Sampler Threads

Tiger Lily Sorbet Fisherman's Wharf  

Tiger Lily

Acorn Fisherman's Wharf

Saturday, February 20, 2010

The Gentle Art New Product Releases

Limited Edition Bag Set

  • Southwestern Bag

Limited Edition

  • Mocha Icing
  • Toasted Almond
  • Mixed Berry

Simply Shaker

  • Carrot
  • Piney Woods
  • Vintage Lace
  • Expresso Bean
  • Moonlit Path
  • Brick Path

Simply Wool

  • Morning Glory
  • Claret
  • Grecian Gold
  • Hyacinth
  • Gingersnap
  • Rasberry Frost
  • Chives

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New Colors Fall 2009 - Limited Edition

Cumberland Gap Clay Pot Fruit Punch

Cumberland Gap
NEW FALL '09

Clay Pot
NEW FALL '09
Fruit Punch
NEW FALL '09

New Colors Fall 2009 - Simply Shaker

Crystal Lake Portabella Cucumber Toffee

Crystal Lake
NEW FALL '09

Portabella
NEW FALL '09
Cucumber
NEW FALL '09
Toffee
NEW FALL '09
       
Heirloom Gold Endive    

Heirloom Gold
NEW FALL '09

Endive
NEW FALL '09
   

New Colors Fall 2009 - Simply Wool

Burnt Orange Dark Chocolate Parchment Freedom

Burnt Orange
NEW FALL '09

Dark Chocolate
NEW FALL '09
Parchment
NEW FALL '09
Freedom
NEW FALL '09
       
Raven Schoolhouse Red    

Raven
NEW FALL '09

Schoolhouse Red
NEW FALL '09
   

Fall 2009 - New Limited Edition Bag Sets

Jenny Bean Bag is Sold Out, but Chart has a conversion to regular line of sampler threads. Some of the colors are now available individually.


New Colors Summer 2009 - Simply Shaker

Sunflower Rasberry Frost Autumn Leaves Chives

Sunflower
NEW SUMMER '09

Rasberry Frost
NEW SUMMER '09
Autumn Leaves
NEW SUMMER '09
Chives
NEW SUMMER '09

Summer 2009 - New Limited Edition Bag Set

Backyard Blooms Bag is "Sold Out" however the following colors are available from that bag:

English Ivy (Med. Green)
Silver Mound (Pale Green)
Snapdragon (Greyish Purple)


New Colors Spring 2009 - Simply Shaker


New Colors Spring 2009 - Simply Wool


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