A Needle Pulling Thread (ANPT) brings the Canadian needle arts community together to explore, share, learn, and do from a uniquely Canadian perspective. Each quarterly issue showcases more than half a dozen designers and one shop from across the country, representing Smocking rich regional diversity and a complete spectrum of needle arts. Each featured designer contributes a project and tips & tricks specially selected for the magazine issue, while sharing their source of inspiration with the reader and bringing personal context to their designs. Each featured shop shares the creative ways they serve the local and extended needlework community, serving as a gathering place and focal point for their customers. ANPT also features inspirational and motivational messages and stories that reflect the spirit of needle art and needleworkers.