MerryNeedle

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Announcement    Welcome...Come on in...find rare seeds, digital tags, classic cross stitch charts to download, unique rosaries, and more! I ship quickly, have reasonable or free shipping, and care about your order! Thank you!

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Last updated on Jan 30, 2021

Welcome...Come on in...find rare seeds, digital tags, classic cross stitch charts to download, unique rosaries, and more! I ship quickly, have reasonable or free shipping, and care about your order! Thank you!

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About MerryNeedle

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On Etsy since 2020

Respecting and Sharing Creativity

I love the little oasis of Etsy, where handmade still reigns.

I began my career in print media, as a graphic artist and an editor.

Later, I became a legal secretary, then a certified teacher and lately a bookkeeper. When I taught, I quickly realized I needed to create engaging worksheets that combined fun, creativity, and learning, so once again I was designing. The other teachers loved my work and I am proud to say many thousands of students have used my "handouts" over the years.

I fell in love with decorating with "tags" and printables once technology, in the form of the internet and the home color printer, again boosted the tools available to artists and us all. Rare ephemera could come out from the acid-free paper cocoons and be scanned and shared! And printable digital images allow us to share and decorate for mere pennies. It reminds me of the handwork my grandmother and great-grandmother did. They made useful, lovely things out of scraps and bits and natural objects. They did it with heart, and they did it with LOVE and respect for their craft.

As a devout Catholic, I love making rosaries. It is a highlight of my week. That, and making cross stitch creations.

I hope you enjoy my shop, and I would be so pleased if you'd drop by my chit-chat blog, www.TheMerryNeedle.com . Thank you for dropping by!

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  • Olde Dame Holly Rose

    Owner

    I am a graphic artist, legal secretary, and schoolmarm, living in the Southwest. I love gardening, cross stitch, making rosaries, pet rescue, blogging (TheMerryNeedle.com) and designing printables. Please read my FAQs so you can shop with confidence.

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Last updated on May 18, 2022
Frequently asked questions
Do you offer exchanges and refunds?

Yes, for the printables. If you order, for example, one set of downloadable printables in error but meant to buy a different set, tell me, + I will send the new choice. Please discard the files you purchased in error + use the new files instead.

Rosaries: I do not exchange rosaries but accept returns if shipped back within a week.

Seeds: No refunds or exchanges. I ship viable seeds that I have tested. Seeds are tricky: not everyone plants them or nurtures them correctly! Some plant too deep, and the seed isn't triggered to sprout. Some forget to water or overwater. If your seeds don't grow, please let me know and I might know how to help.