AncoraCrafts

Variegated Floss, Cross Stitch and Needlepoint Projects

California, United States · 1459 Sales

AncoraCrafts

Variegated Floss, Cross Stitch and Needlepoint Projects

California, United States 1459 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(424)
Shop owner

Catherine

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Announcement   Fun patterns and kits for cross stitch and needlepoint, plus all of the DMC and Anchor variegated flosses. Funny quotes, colorful geometrics, cool kids stuff, and road signs are our specialties.

I carry all colors of DMC and Anchor variegated floss, and I have patterns and kits that everyone will appreciate – from new moms, girls and boys to aircraft buffs, sci-fi fans, cyclists, wine lovers, those about to rock, and world travelers, just to name a few.

I post updates on upcoming projects and interesting tidbits from around the web on www.ancoracrafts.com, on Twitter (@ancoracrafts), on Facebook (Ancora Crafts), on Flickr (Ancora Crafts) and on Instagram (@ancoracrafts). Give us a follow and/or a like!

Make sure you check our shop policies before completing your purchase so you are aware of our payment/shipping/returns procedures. If you have any questions, please feel free to convo us through Etsy and we will get back to you ASAP.

Thanks for visiting Ancora Crafts!

Announcement
Last updated on Jun 28, 2016

Fun patterns and kits for cross stitch and needlepoint, plus all of the DMC and Anchor variegated flosses. Funny quotes, colorful geometrics, cool kids stuff, and road signs are our specialties.

I carry all colors of DMC and Anchor variegated floss, and I have patterns and kits that everyone will appreciate – from new moms, girls and boys to aircraft buffs, sci-fi fans, cyclists, wine lovers, those about to rock, and world travelers, just to name a few.

I post updates on upcoming projects and interesting tidbits from around the web on www.ancoracrafts.com, on Twitter (@ancoracrafts), on Facebook (Ancora Crafts), on Flickr (Ancora Crafts) and on Instagram (@ancoracrafts). Give us a follow and/or a like!

Make sure you check our shop policies before completing your purchase so you are aware of our payment/shipping/returns procedures. If you have any questions, please feel free to convo us through Etsy and we will get back to you ASAP.

Thanks for visiting Ancora Crafts!

Catherine

Contact shop owner

Catherine

Geometric Circles Needlepoint Kit
US$17.95
Newton Tile Cross Stitch Kit
US$29.95
DMC 4095 Variegated 6 Strand Floss Cupcake
US$1.40
Stars Cross Stitch Kit
US$29.95
Camino de Santiago Cross Stitch Pattern PDF
US$3.95
Wine Route Cross Stitch Pattern Road Sign PDF
US$3.95
Persian Flower Needlepoint Kit
US$67.95
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5 out of 5 stars
(424)
Colleen Case

Colleen Case on Jul 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Thanks for the great customer service, shipping and quality product!

Colleen Case

Colleen Case on Jul 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Great condition, customer service and fast shipping!

Colleen Case

Colleen Case on Jul 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

AWESOME! Thanks so much! Fast shipping!

Janeen Anderson

Janeen Anderson on Jul 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Great seller, highly recommended. Thanks so much!

Janeen Anderson

Janeen Anderson on Jul 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Quick shipping, very good experience. Thanks!

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About

You’re looking for colorful and modern designs. You’re looking for a mix of snark and optimism. You like cross stitch and needlepoint.

You're in the right place!

I have patterns and kits that everyone will appreciate – from new moms, girls and boys to aircraft buffs, sci-fi fans, cyclists, wine lovers, those about to rock, and world travelers, just to name a few.

I design every stitch of every pattern. I do not use pattern generating software. On top of that, I stitch every pattern either as a needlepoint or a cross stitch before I put them up for sale. That way I know my patterns are as error-free as possible and that the colors ROCK!

I’m constantly putting new designs for sale and I’ve got ideas for about a million more.

My kits contain the best quality materials available: Zwiegart fabrics, DMC floss, and John James gold plated needles.

I started making my own needlework designs when I was about 10. I started out stitching in plastic canvas and paper and shifted into needlepoint and cross stitch. I’ve also made quilts, done some scrapbooking, and created jewelry, but quite simply, I am happiest when I have a needle and thread in hand. Other things about me:

- I have an engineering degree and worked for a large international engineering and construction company for 15 years.
- My husband and I travel quite a bit, mostly in Western Europe and the U.S.
- I’m one of those people who can watch movies over and over again. I love the good ones like “American Beauty”, the funny ones like “Airplane”, and the stupid ones like “Commando”.
- I can recite most of George Carlin’s 1972 “AM & FM” album from memory.
- I think there’s very little you NEED in order to live and be happy. Most of this stuff is just icing on the cake!

Ancora Imparo
…is a quote attributed to Michelangelo, the Italian architect, painter, poet, and sculptor. Roughly translated, it means “I am still learning,” which, in my opinion, is a darn good philosophy.

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  • Catherine Daniels

    Owner, Designer

    I'm an engineer turned needlework designer who just can't seem to stay in one place for long. I've been designing my own projects as a hobby since I was about 10 years old. I love the fact that other people look at and appreciate my designs!

Shop policies

Last updated on June 28, 2016
"Ancora Imparo" is a quote attributed to Michelangelo, the Italian architect, painter, poet, and sculptor. Roughly translated, it means "I am still learning," which is one of my personal philosophies. Every day my goal is to learn something new, and I sincerely hope that working on Ancora Crafts projects brings something unique to you.

Many of my designs were originally gifts for someone else, and you'll see many of the stories behind each design on the item pages. I hope you enjoy them!

Please feel free to convo me anytime regarding any comments or questions about my products. Thanks!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Payments are securely processed either via Etsy or via PayPal. With PayPal you can use either your existing PayPal account or pay without being a PayPal member.

Ancora Crafts is a California company. Patterns delivered via electronic means (Etsy Digital Download) will not be charged sales tax. Any products sent to addresses in California using physical means, specifically any kits, flosses, or other supplies sent via US Postal Service will have 8.00% sales tax added. Shipments to any location outside of California will not be charged sales tax.
Shipping
Orders for kits and supplies begin processing as soon as your purchase is completed, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, and we aim to ship within one business day.

Orders for patterns are delivered upon receipt of payment as PDF files via Etsy Digital Download.

For domestic (USA) shipments, we use USPS Priority Mail for boxes and USPS First Class Mail for envelopes. According to the USPS, both will take 2 to 3 working days for the package to arrive.

**Canadian customers there is a possibility of delayed shipments to, from, and within Canada beginning on July 2 as a result of a service disruption caused by an ongoing labour dispute at Canada Post. The disruption will affect all shipments that are handled by Canada Post. This includes shipments into Canada from other national carriers like USPS and Royal Mail. I will not be able to ensure delivery on shipments until the labour dispute is settled.**

We use USPS International First Class Mail for international shipping of envelopes, and USPS Priority International for boxes (prices reflect the January 2016 revisions by the USPS). According to the USPS, the length of time it takes for the package to arrive by this method varies by destination.

If you wish to use another form of shipping to expedite delivery (e.g. USPS Express, FedEx or UPS), please convo me and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

International customers please note that you are responsible for payment of any customs, taxes, or duties. Also please note that once your package leaves the control of the USPS, most tracking services end.

International customers also please note that insurance is not available on packages being sent to certain countries. To see this list of countries, please look here: https://www.etsy.com/shipping/us/help/insurance
Unfortunately, I cannot guarantee delivery to the countries on this list. If you are in one of these countries and your package does not arrive, it will not be replaced.

** Shipping note on the "with another item" amounts: Some of our products are heavy enough that adding more weight to the order will push the weight of the package into the next whole pound, and/or necessitate shipping another separate box. We will make every attempt to minimize shipping costs.
Refunds and Exchanges
Due to the nature of digital files, NO REFUNDS are available if you purchase a pattern as a PDF file (Etsy Digital Download).

Ancora Crafts wants you to be entirely happy with the kits you receive. If you receive a damaged or incomplete kit, please convo us as soon as possible. We will take immediate steps to correct the situation. However, if you are unhappy with your purchase, you have 30 days from reception of the product to return it.

Kits may be returned only if the sealed bag is intact. If the bag has been opened, the kit may not be returned nor will a refund be issued.

Flosses must be intact - not pulled at all and paper/plastic sleeves on - for a refund to be issued.

Pack the item(s) securely in the original shipping box, if possible. All shipping charges must be prepaid.

You can expect a refund within 30 days of our receiving the returned order. The credit will not include any original shipping charges.
Additional policies and FAQs
Kits are produced in my smoke-free and pet-friendly home. Larger kits are packaged so that the canvas or cloth is rolled, not folded. This prevents the issue of the canvas or fabric distorting on the folds.

I do take custom orders, such as creating a specific name pattern using one of my existing alphabet patterns. Please convo me and we'll discuss!

I am also on Etsy under the username "withsixyougetspittle"