Alex-Paras NeedleArts

Alex-Paras NeedleArts is the online division of Thistle Needleworks, Inc.

506 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109

Telephone:  (860) 257-2718
Fax:  (860) 257-2720

Toll Free:  800-NDLWRKS (800-635-9757) out-of-state orders only


Store Hours:  Monday through Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm, Thursday until 8pm.
                        Open Sunday 12noon - 4pm Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and prepayment by personal check or money order.

Note:  When ordering, you can indicate multiple quantities of your items on the shopping cart page.


There are no refunds, exchanges, or store credits issued for cut fabrics and canvas, booklets, books, or patterns purchased from this site, or for SPECIAL ORDERS placed through this Alex-Paras NeedleArts web site.

All sales on special orders, discounted and clearance merchandise are considered final.

All other items may be returned within 30 DAYS of purchase and must be accompanied by a copy of the sales slip. Merchandise and packaging must be in its original, sellable condition. Shipping charges are not refundable.


The cost of threads selected for a painted canvas or a charted design (or the fabric/canvas for a charted design) will not be reflected in the total on the checkout page but will be added when your order is charged and shipped. The actual shipping cost may increase as a result of the added threads or fabric/canvas.

SALES TAX:  Shipments to a CONNECTICUT address will be charged CT Sales Tax.


Standard shipping and handling charge is based on the value of the merchandise being shipped, and includes insurance as appropriate. USA addresses only -- most foreign orders will incur additional shipping and handling charges. Oversized and heavy packages may also incur additional shipping and handling charges.

         Order Total      S&H

Up to 10.00  


10.01 to 20.00  


20.01 to 50.00  


51.01 to 100.00


100.01 to 200.00


200.01 to 300.00


300.01 and up


Priority, Express, Overnight, or 2-day shipping charges will be billed accordingly. International orders are billed and shipped insured by the USPS.

We will not split ship any order unless authorized by the customer to do so. Split ship orders are subject to shipping and handling charges on each shipment.

Alex-Paras NeedleArts  2008-2018 Thistle Needleworks, Inc.  All rights reserved.