Shipping Info

truck Shipping charges are calculated based on parcel weight, and offered with 2 or more options. Parcels are sent via Canada Post. The Needle Arts Book Shop is based in Southern ON, Canada, and mail order only.

    • ON and QC shipments are estimated at 2-3 days for Expedited parcel, and 1-2 days for Xpresspost, with 2-3 more days added to each for other provinces.
    • Canada shipments
      • HST applies to shipping charges for delivery addresses ON, NB, NS, NL and PE.
      • Provinces not subject to HST are charged GST (5%)on shipping charges.
    • US Air parcel is estimated at 1 1/2 to 2 weeks depending on destination (for parcels under 1 kilo / 2.2 lbs).
    • US Expedited parcel is estimated at 5 – 8 business days depending on destination (for parcels over 1 kilo / 2.2 lbs.
    • US Xpresspost parcel is estimated at 2- 4 business days depending on destination.
    • International parcel (outside of Canada or US) varies depending on destination, and options are Small parcel Surface and Small Parcel Air for parcels under 2 kilos / 4.4 lbs, and Xpresspost parcel for quick delivery (usually 1 -2 weeks depending on destination and your local customs department).
    • International orders (outside of Canada or US) – SPECIAL NOTE – Please also check with your own countries customs department to find out if you will be charged any duty or taxes on goods for the $ value you are purchasing – best not to have any unexpected surprises!
    • International (outside of Canada or US) destinations we mail to are Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Estimates for Small Parcel delivery (under 2 kilos) – may take longer during busy mail seasons:

    • Europe – Surface 4-6+ weeks, Air 2+ weeks
    • Brazil, Israel – Surface 6-8+ weeks, Air 2+ weeks
    • Japan, Hong Kong – Surface 6-10+ weeks, Air 2-3 weeks
    • Australia, New Zealand – Surface 8-12+ weeks, Air 2-3 weeks


  • International PDF downloads – all of the above countries plus several more are included in this category. If your country is not on the list and you would like to purchase a PDF please email Marsha