The Colonial Needle Company has announced its acquisition of the hand-painted needlepoint canvas business from Caron International of Washington, N.C. Until November 2006, that product line was owned and distributed by Westex Corp. of Union, N.J.
Caron hand-painted needlepoint designs are the exclusive properties of their respective needlepoint companies, which Colonial Needle will continue to work with on proprietary and confidential distribution agreements. Colonial has two factories which will assure quality workmanship and turnaround time of 4-to-6 weeks after receiving purchase orders.
Effective immediately, orders for those canvases will be shipped from and inquiries should be directed to The Colonial Needle Company in White Plains, New York: call toll free 800-9-NEEDLE (800-963-3353) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hand-painted needlepoint canvases complement and expand The Colonial Needle Company family of stitchery-related products, including Colonial brand Rosewood and Blonde Wood knitting needles; Colonial brand knitting, sewing, and quilting notions; and fine English tapestry, needlepoint, sewing, and quilting needles sold under the brand names Colonial, John James, John James of England, Richard Hemming, Mary Arden, and S. Thomas & Sons.
Judy Mussel, founder of FunSpecs Company, in passed away on July 28, 2007 from progressive bone cancer, resulting from breast cancer. Our condolences to Fred, Chris and Mark and the rest of the family.
FunSpecs Company has been acquired by Condar Company, a manufacturing and marketing firm. The new contact information: FunSpecs Co., 111 Kangaroo Drive PO Box 370, Columbus, North Carolina 28722 Local Phone :: 828-894-3535, Toll-Free Phone :: 800-315-8337, Toll-Free Fax :: 877-426-6327 E-mail: Readers@FunSpecs.com