Thoughtful Curations for Your Handmade Creations

We are a Latina-owned, family-run needlework shop bringing you premium hand embroidery and Sashiko supplies from all over the world. Our biggest joy is finding the tools and rare gems that’ll make your creative journey a happy one. 

Sashiko Samplers

Perfect for beginners and advanced stitchers alike, Sashiko Samplers are pre-printed on cotton fabric to show you exactly where to stitch. Hand wash when you’re done and the ink disappears, leaving only your beautiful embroidery.

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Embroidery Kits

From hoop art in a variety of designs to adorable animal plush dolls, our collection of embroidery kits provides instruction, supplies, and everything you need to start stitching.

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Embroidery Thread

Is there anything more joy-inducing than a rainbow of embroidery floss? We provide an array of premium cotton floss from Cosmo, Weeks Dye Works and more, in all the colors you can imagine.

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We love bringing you the world’s most unique fabrics, such as those from Japanese designers like Sevenberry and Cosmo, and a wide assortment that will beautifully enhance your embroidery, sashiko, quilting, and sewing projects.

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Woman Owned by Crafter of 20+ Years

Eco-friendly, Minimal Waste Shipping & Packaging

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What is Sashiko?

Sashiko means “little stabs,” which perfectly describes this Japanese style of hand embroidery that creates beautiful, intricate patterns from a simple running stitch. It’s easy to learn and a relaxing art for stitchers of all levels. 

From our community of happy customers…

Everything about this shop is top notch - the customer service, speedy and affordable shipping, Claudia's guidance about stitching, color, and tools, the quality of products at great prices - Snuggly Monkey is the best! I have learned so much about stitching thanks to Claudia's classes and the instagram lives/videos as well as the blog.

Amy Suzanne

I can't say enough good things about Snuggly Monkey and its wonderful owner, Claudia. This shop has the best selection of embroidery supplies and craft goods, shipping is reasonably priced and quick, and items are aways packaged nicely. Claudia stocks customer favorites and also always looks for new and interesting items to stock. Best shop ever!!

Deborah S.

I love Snuggly Monkey! I love the name and the service and the quality products. Claudia is so kind, it is like you are a personal friend. She sells quality items and she handles each order with care. Every order I have received has been packaged so pretty and with obvious care.

Shannon Nay
We’d love to see you!

Monthly Open Studio

As a small shop, our brick-and-mortar is by-appointment only, but once a month we open our doors and welcome you to stop by, browse, and see all our threads, kits and fabrics in person! No appointment necessary—come by between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Open Studio Days.

Our Studio is located at 
2721 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Suite #3
Durham, NC 27707

If you’d like to visit us outside of Open Studio Days, you can make an appointment here.

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