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Heirlooms Needlework Gallery

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 .....  purveyors of specialty needlework supplies, accessories

& needlework designs

cards to express your every sentiment

and distinctive gifts for that special someone or occasion

As it was prior to the devastating flood experienced in February 2023

that totally destroyed everything!


At the Needlework Gallery  ....

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a treasure-trove of linen and evenweave fabrics,

cross stitch, hardanger, blackwork and decorative designs,

silver, brass, pewter, semi-precious stones (e.g. amethyst, sapphire),

beads, mother-of-pearl & glass treasures embellishments,

brass bellpull hardware,

beautifully illustrated project and reference books,

needlework magazines, hand-dyed ribbons

and an abundance of gloriously coloured hand-dyed silk

and overdyed cotton threads

awaits the discerning needlewoman's pleasure

to create beautiful needlework pieces

that will remain as a legacy of her time, talent and effort

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Completed pieces of needlework


are on display

at the

Needlework Gallery


for inspiration

and appreciation


for this beautiful

delicate art form

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For your information:  Needlework pieces pictured above are -

Tudor Rose Ornamental  -  The Nostalgic Needle

Pins and Needles  -  Forget-Me-Nots In Stitches

Teenie Wedding Announcement  -  The Sweetheart Tree

For Mother  -  JBW Designs

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A wonderful selection of exquisite cards *

reminiscent of a bygone era

are available to choose from

to convey your thoughts

or to accompany

your choice of distinctive gift

* Carol's Rose Garden


The Antique Collection

The Museum's & Galleries Collection

Debbie Mumm

For Arts Sake

and more   ....

And for the discerning needlewoman's workbasket

beautiful needlework tools and accessories -

reproduction Victorian styled scissors & thimbles

uniquely styled scissors

pewter and silver plated pincushions

silver plated needle holders

mother-of-pearl thread winders

whimsical wooden pictorial thread keeps

wooden & hand-painted hornbook thread keeps

decorative needleminders

gold and silver plated scissors

by Dovo of Germany

and more ....

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A few of Heirlooms special things  ....

Permin Linen,  Brussels Linen,  Northern Cross Linen,  Strathaven Linen  &  Zweigart

Specialising in the beautiful hand-dyed threads by The Thread Gatherer -

Silk 'n Colors  (100% Silk)

Silken Pearl  (100% Silk Cordonnet Twist)


Other threads -

Soie dÁlger  by  Au Ver A Soie  (100% Silk)

Sampler Threads & Simply Shaker Sampler Threads  by  The Gentle Art   (100% Cotton)

Selected ranges & colours of DMC threads  -  Stranded Cotton,  Perle Coton,  Linen

Specialising in designs by the following designers -

Barberry Row  &  Barberry Row With Love

JBW Designs   *   With My Needle   *    GPA   *   GigiR    *   The Sweetheart Tree.

Hands Across The Sea Samplers

The Nostalgic Needle   *   Forget-Me-Nots In Stitches   *   Periwinkle Promises

A selection of designs by the following designers -

Rosewood Manor   *   CA's Eclectic Collection   *   NZ Sampler   *   Needleprint   *   In A Gentle Fashion   *   Just Nan

Dessins   *    Hillside Samplings   *  The Heart's Content   *   Jeanette Douglas Designs   *   Thistle Threads

For Stitchers Sake   *   The Drawn Thread   *   Fancy Work   *   The Historic Needlework Guild

Leisure Arts   *   Dimensions   *   Lavender & Lace   *   Liz Turner Diehl   

and more   ....

Please email to enquire if a design in stock   ....                           


Just CrossStitch Christmas Ornaments  -  published yearly

Inspirations  -  The world's most beautiful magazine  -  published quarterly


Some back issues of the above magazines are available

A selection of back issues of other magazine publications are -

Sampler & Antique Quarterly

Just CrossStitch

Please email to enquire those available


A newsletter is written to inform of the latest acquisitions to arrive at the  Needlework Gallery

and a blog is written to advise of needlework designs being worked and happenings at the Needlework Gallery.

To personally receive copies of each, please request by signing up below.

Sometimes at Christmas time and sometimes mid-year, several rooms of the house are decorated

with beautiful and a wonderful selection of Christmas

Santas, Decorations, Ornamentals, Crockery, Cutlery & Serviettes, etc, 

for your tree, mantel, walls & table

and completed Christmas needlework pieces are on display to inspire you

to create them to decorate your home or to give as a gift to someone special

For that special someone for whom you cannot find the 'right' gift!

Your choice of monetary value -  $20.00  :  $25.00  :  $50.00  :  $100.00

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.....   is sponsor of   ......

                                           Timeless Treasures Needlework Retreat

(special times with renowned designers & tutors

or just a quiet weekend away to relax & stitch with friends)

A friendly welcome and personal service awaits you at

Heirlooms Needlework Gallery

Take time out to browse,

sit and stitch,

relax and chat

and enjoy choosing your needlework products

whilst refreshing yourself with a cup of tea or coffee.

Meet up with friends.

Small groups specially catered for and are most welcome.

Please contact the Needlework Gallery to arrange a time -

Email  -

Telephone  -  06  878  1260

Thank you


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Gallery Location: 

Wyndom House

1821 Pakowhai Road

RD 3

Napier   4183

New Zealand

Phone:  +64  6  878  1260


Gallery Hours:   By Appointment


Sadly, visiting the Needlework Gallery

                                   is no longer a possibility

but I can still be contacted by telephone & email

You are welcome to visit me at our temporary home address :

The Cottage  ~  44 Kaiapo Road  ~  Hastings


Barberry Row  -  Designs by various NZ designers

Barberry Row With Love  -  Designs by Sherelyn Whiteman

Heirlooms  -  Needlework Gallery & purveyor of fine needlework supplies

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