Help and other info for Dames of the Needle website

You can turn on or off the tabs for viewing our online catalog by clicking on the "catalog" icon at the top right or left of any of our web pages. We turn them off by default for mobile devices, to conserve viewing space, and turn them on by default for larger screen areas such as on computers. To view a text page of links to our catalog and general web site, click here.


Non-USA customers, please contact us before you order. We will need to calculate your shipping costs by hand and let you know the total cost of your order including shipping.


If what you are looking for is not listed here, please contact us using the information on our Contacts page. We are willing to do Special Orders--in fact, some of our designs have to have customized colors in order to be meaningful! Just request the info you are looking for and we will do our best to answer your request. However, please do NOT send your credit card information by email or through our product information request section, since email is not secure and your information will not be protected.


What is a ...?

A chart is a leaflet which includes the pattern, materials list, and all information needed to stitch the design. You will need to buy threads and a piece of material separately in order to stitch and complete the design.

Project means the chart, as described above, plus some additional parts such as trim that is called for in the chart. You will need to buy other threads and fabric separately in order to stitch and complete the design.

Pre-cut material is a piece of material that is cut to the size specified. The fabric is not stitched and is not edged or fringed. You will need to stitch a design and edge the piece as needed as described in a chart.