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The Flying Needles - Est. 1961

Welcome to The Flying Needles. We are located in the beautiful community of Belleair Bluffs, where along with our shop you will find many other shopping adventures and dining spots. So come for a day of shopping, lunch and fun!
Our goal is to supply you with the most extensive range of hand painted needlepoint canvases to choose from along with a wide array of fibers and other accessories to complete your needlepoint design. This is your one stop shop for all things needlepoint.
When you visit, you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere with a helpful knowledgeable staff. We have a large table where we invite and encourage, on any day, open stitching where you can get experienced help. You will be creating a lasting treasure all while making new friends.
Start browsing the collection of our hand painted needlepoint designs today! Or, stop by for a visit, our experienced staff will be happy to help you.
Classes are available for students of all levels. Beginners learn the basics in a 2 hour private lesson. Workshops cover decorative stitches and fibers to apply to you canvas. No time? Send us your canvas and well will design a stitch guide.

Carolyn Hedge Braid is coming to The Flying Needles April 20, 21 and 22, 2017

She will be here to teach a Canvas Embellishment Class.
There is limited seating so call the shop for details if you are interested in attending. 727-581-8691

Carolyn Hedge Braid

Trunk Shows

Currently we have in the shop Purple Palm Designs until January 30th. Purple Palm features canvases with wonderful and colorful designs. Portraits, Cactus and Flowers, Sea-life, Ornaments to name a few.

We are expecting at any time Kate Dickerson Designs which we will have until February 14th.  She has hand painted  ornaments, glasses cases, frames, coasters, trays and many other canvases to entice the mind and hand. 

Come in and join our tables for "Taste of Needlepoint"

Join us at The Flying Needles every Tuesday thru Saturday for 2-hour Class.  All are welcome, beginners or for those wanting a little refresher on the ins and outs of doing needlepoint correctly. Class includes blank canvas on frame, thread, needles, and a leaflet diagraming a few basic stitches. This class insures you will be able to do basket weave. Cost $45.00. Call for an appointment, 727-581-8691.

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