Welcome to the website of Attic Needlework & Collectibles, a retail needlework store located in Mesa, Arizona. Our store specializes in samplers, hardanger, and counted-thread embroidery.

January 13-15 2011 ~ Sampler Symposium honoring Arizona's Centenniel

Updated 11/30/11

Friday evening through Sunday noon ($440) with optional add-on class with Catherine Theron. Our wonderful faculty for the event:

  • Vickie Jennett of NeedleWorkPress
  • Paulette Stewart of Plum Street Samplers
  • Tracy Riffle of Hands to Work
  • Darlene Anderson
  • Catherine Theron of Theron Traditions

Flyer for the classes

Classes will be held at Hyatt Place, Mesa, 888.492.8847 OR 480.969.8200 ~ ask for the Attic Needlework group rate (King $109; no Queens available at this time but rooms have pull-out sofa). Room block is only available until mid-December so don't delay. Continental breakfast included. Symposium Fee includes lunch each day as well as refreshments at breaks and the Saturday night soiree at the shop. Hotel provides free shuttle service to the shop (anywhere within a 5-mile radius) so a rental car is optional.

Merry Cox Coming November 2012

Updated 12/06/10

The Attic is pleased to announce that Merry Cox will be coming back in November 2012. Please let us know what your class preferences are (those shown below are not inclusive of our choices):

Top left to right: "Le Nouveau Palais Royal" (No. 1 on our list), "Sweet Little Blossoms"; bottom left to right: "Souvenir Book" and "Ophelia Part 1" and "Ophelia Part II."

More class choices can be viewed on Merry's website.

2010 Silent Auction for Breast Cancer Research

Updated 11/23/10

Our 13th Annual Breast Cancer Benefit, with all proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, has a preliminary total of


Thank you everyone for so unselfishly donating your incredible handwork to this cause: raising money to find a cure for this dreaded disease. We had dozens and dozens and dozens of beautiful handmade items! And thank you to all the volunteers on Friday who moved all of the items to the Woodbridge Lake Clubhouse.