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Welcome  Welcome
 We are open with some safety measures.
We have resumed  our normal hours in store and will also help you, if you prefer front porch service. In store shoppers will be required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

We are hopeful that business will soon get back to normal and we are planning to resume to our normal classes starting June.




You can embroider a saying or a name in these adorable soft backpack/pillow stuffed animals!!! We have a great selection!!

Discount Cards for 2020 are still available!!
$25 for the year gets you 15% off every purchase! 
It also can be combined on Some Sales throughout the YEAR to give you an even bigger discount!


      Merle's Girls
Three Sessions:  10 a.m., 2 p.m. 6 p.m.
Runs 11 months (no December)
Come in soon to sign up and pick your session!  Payment due when signing up.

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    New Saturday Sampler 
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  3. Come see and sign up to join us on our next adventure- HOUSES!!
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Our shop is located in historic Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Cape Girardeau, founded in the late 1700’s, is on the west bank of the Mississippi River 115 miles south of St. Louis and 160 miles north of Memphis, Tennessee. For more information please visit Cape Girardeau's website.The Golden Needle is located 1 mile east of Interstate 55 at exit 96, then east onto William St (Hwy K), then right onto Kingshighway approximately 1 block - (look left for store). We are a sewing machine and quilt shop featuring nearly 3300 bolts of popular fabric lines We have a large selection of books, notions, patterns, kits etc. We are proud to offer clubs, classes and special events which appeal to a variety of customer tastes.

The Golden Needle has been in operation since 1981, selling and servicing sew machines.  The addition of the Sew Basket Quilt Shop was purchased in 2006 and moved to the current location.  Since then, the fabric selection of brands and designs had been expanded.

In addition to quilting supplies and classes, we are a full service dealership for Bernina, Brother and Janome, Sewing and Embroidery Machines, as well as  Quilting frames and machines.

Additionally, we carry The Brother Scan 'N Cut, as well as the vinyl and other supplies and classes needed to enjoy projects with this creative system.

Our staff and teachers have expertise in piecing, machine and hand quilting, appliqué techniques, color and fabric selection as well as years of experience in quilt making.

Vacuum Cleaners - We have a wide range of Riccar vacuum cleaners. These uprights are MADE IN THE USA. They have full size and a lightweight machine - 8 lbs and also canisters.