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 3500 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 Brother and Janome, Sewing and Embroidery Machines, as well as Nolting 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.

Watkins Products are also featured for sale at The Golden Needle.

Come in and check the sewing cabinets remaining on sale. When they are gone cabinets will be special order only.
Now is the time to save big with 30% off on all cabinets in stock.  Save even more on selected units still in the box, unassembled.

Sign up now!  October 14, The Franklin Quilt Company will have an educator here to show you new techniques and tools to create a small quilt at this event.

If you missed the Deb Jones event, you missed a really good one. Watch for coverage of the donation of the items produced at the event on KFVS.
We have more Brother events scheduled in the near future.  Keep your eye on the calendar. 

School's back so check into September classes.  We have a variety to offer:  Colorful Wings by our local artist, Karla Kiefner, Christmas Star by another local quilter, Chris Ludwig, and Exploding Star by one of our shop quilters, Debbie Carlton.  The next event is Mixed Media with a speaker from our area who will talk about mixing textiles for a new look.

Row by Row 2017

Go to the News tab to check out the free download for the paddle wheel on our Row by Row for 2017. 


Classes must be paid as you sign up. If you call in to sign up, a credit card payment will be accepted. If you come in to The Golden Needle, a credit card or check is accepted. We appreciate your cooperation so classes can be scheduled and instructors can plan for the class size.