Fancy Works is your NeedleArts Supply Center!  We carry cross stitch supplies and designs, charted needlepoint, Embroidery, Overdyed Fibers, specialty Fabrics, Frames and more!!

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The shop is currently closed to the public. Please call or email if you need stitching supplies to keep you occupied during this Covid-19 "social distancing" period. We can do mail orders, or if local, we can bring it out to your car! 

We want all of you to remain healthy!


Fancy Works Stitchin' Retreat


March 26 - 29, 2020 ​
The Canyon Inn, McCormick's Creek State Park, near Spencer, Indiana
(about 1 hour South of Indianapolis Airport)​​

About the Facility
Things you need to know
Join us March 26-29, 2020 at the Canyon Inn in McCormick’s Creek State Park in Spencer, Indiana.   Joining us this year are Cathy Habermann of Hands on Design and Janis Note of Noteworthy Needle. They are working together on coordinating pieces. There will be prework to be stitched before retreat, with the finishing to be done at retreat.  Class fee and kits are included in the $250 retreat cost, and we hope to have the kits mailed in early January!

You will have your choice between 32ct linen, 32ct evenweave, or 16ct aida.
Also joining us is Stephanie Bishop of Fabrics by Stephanie (her fabrics were a hit last year)! 

If you are flying in (Indianapolis Airport) we can pick you up! The Inn is about 45 minutes from the airport. Please let us know so arrangements can be made!

Payment methods:
  • Credit Card (call the shop 877-470-5031)
  • PayPal (
  • Check (make check payable to Fancy works, and mail to 3635 W State Rd 46, Bloomington, IN 47404)

Payment due dates:
  • $50 due at registration
  • $100 due January 1
  • $100 due February 10

Click on the "Registration" button to get your registration form (PDF reader required)!

Rooms are available at Canyon Inn and are booked directly through them. To make a reservation go to or call 1-877-563-4371 between 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. Cut-off date for registration is February 13, 2020. Use coupon code 0326FW to get your discount.

The room package includes 3 nights (Thursday, Friday and Saturday). Meals included with the room are dinner buffet on Thurs, breakfast buffet & lunch soup & salad bar on Friday (dinner on your own), breakfast buffet & dinner buffet Saturday (lunch on your own), and breakfast buffet Sunday.

Breakfasts are served between 7:30 & 9am; Lunch at 12N & 1pm, and Dinners are between 5pm and 7pm.  They are also providing snacks in the stitching room every evening at 7pm.

Room options:
  • Q - One queen bed with shower only
    1 Person - $353.34
    2 Person - $490.00 that would be $245.00 each.

  • QN - One queen bed with Shower/Tub & Refrigerator/Microwave
    1 - Person - $383.34
    2 - Person - $520.00 that would be $260.00 each

  • DD - Two double beds
    1 - Person - $383.34
    2 - Person - $520.00 that would be $260.00 each

  • QQ - Two queen beds
    1 - Person - $413.34
    2 - Person - $550.00 that would be $275.00 each

  • DDST - Studio on second floor (2 full beds, 1 pull-out sofa sleeper)
    2 - Person - $650.00 that would be $325.00 each
    3 - Person - $786.67 that would be $262.23 each

We hope to see you in the spring!

Group Check-In Time is 4:00 pm. / Group Check-Out Time is 11:00 am.

Reminder - No Food may be brought into our meeting spaces. Drink containers with lids may be used. (Snacks and beverages are allowed in the hotel rooms.) (See the "Things you need to know" section for more information)

A one time seasonal gate fee applies for admission into the park (if you leave the park after checkin, show your room key to park attendant at the park entrance for re-admittance to the park).

  • $7 In-State Daily Entrance - Noncommercial vehicles with Indiana license plates, every day including holidays. Admits driver and passengers.
  • $9 Out-of-State Daily Entrance - Noncommercial vehicles with out-of-state license plates, every day including holidays. Admits driver and passengers.

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