Hello and a hot chestnuts roasting on an open fire welcome to our December newsletter!
In this month's letter ...
New(ish) leaflets by Mirabilia and Bella Filipina
Winter collections from Permin, Heritage Crafts and Bothy Threads and more new long stitch kits from 'oor ain' Anne
More Christmas Bargains in the basement
Starlet is the latest design by Mirabilia, another lovely lady in a ballgown by the prolific Nora Corbett. New Mirabilia designs are taking about a month to get to us now as the makers are working under difficult conditions which cause a lot of delay.
Bellatrix by Bella Filipina is an elegant witch in her tower. Our first batch of these have disappeared quickly but we'll definitely be ordering more soon.
Permin have released their fourth 2020 collection. You can see the collection in our online catalogue and please inquire for anything you fancy that we don't have in stock.
Heritage Crafts have introduced several new designs this month. Best Friends by Peter Underhill is from the Golden Years series and Betty and her friend are of course stitching. Christmas Post by John Clayton features William the lovable teddy bear in a snowy scene.
Bothy`s Winter Collection is now on release. There are more cute animals from Wrendale Designs, two new Beryl Cook pictures featuring cheeky, 'full-figured' ladies, Christmas designs and a Rainbow. Don't forget that the complete catalogue is also available to look at and download in our online catalogues page.
We have added even more Christmas themed items to the Bargain Basement and they'll be there until the end of the year (while stocks last). Keep watching as new ones may be added through the month!
And Finally ...
Our title is from a piece called Christmas Trees by Robert Frost(US writer and poet, 1874-1963) and described as a circular letter in which the writer receives an offer to buy some trees that grow on his land ...
«[The city came] To look for something it had left behind
And could not do without and keep its Christmas.
A thousand Christmas trees I didn't know I had!
Worth three cents more to give away than sell,
As may be shown by a simple calculation.
Too bad I couldn't lay one in a letter.
I can't help wishing I could send you one,
In wishing you herewith a Merry Christmas.»
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