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Private Lessons:
Are you stumped with thread choice, stitches or just need a refresher? Do you want to learn how to needlepoint? Private lessons are available for $15 per hour. Between the staff you have access to over 40 years of needlepoint experience. Call the shop to set up an appointment time. 630-946-6216


We are a full service Needlepoint store with tons of thread lines and painted canvases to choose from. Our staff can help you select the best threads and embellishments to make your stitching vision a reality! Stop in to say hello, ask questions or sit and stitch any time-Tuesday thru Saturday from 10-5.  Mondays hours are available for large group appointments (min. 4) if you and your friends would like an individual experience.
"Canvas Embellishment"
with Linda Corirossi
August 13
September 3, September 17
October 1, October 15
10am - 12pm: $30 per class
1pm-3pm: $30 per class
Maximum of 4 students.

Join Linda Corirossi for a two hour canvas embellishment session. Bring in the canvas of your choice for inspiration or to finish up the area you are stuck on.

"Finishing 101" with Edie Weilmann 
Check back for new dates.
10am - 2:30pm
$75 per session
Maximum 8 students
Bring your fully stitched basic ornament (no larger than 6" in diameter) to class and Edie will help you leave with a finished product ready to give as a gift. 
All supplies are included except cording threads which will be purchased during class.  A lunch break will be given. Please call the shop to register.  630-946-6216

My Latest Finish

and my newest start:

And now its done!

Fridays with Deb
Is stitching with a deadline not your thing? (It's definitely not mine!) Stop by on Friday afternoons while I host "Stitching with Deb".  It started with "Everything Coco" from Kimberly Ann Needlepoint

and now back from the finisher.  Thanks to Carol E. for the trims!

New designer
Have you met Janice Holden?  I am obsessed with her shoes!

New Department:
Introducing our "Online Special" department.  This department features a canvas, threads and accessories available at a special price when purchased all together.  New kits posted daily so make sure you check it out. 

Frequent Shopper Program
We have a fabulous frequent shopper program to all our clients. All purchases are tracked under your name and with every $250 spent you will receive a $25 off coupon.  Everything you purchase including product, sale items, classes and finishing count towards your total.  Coupons mush be redeemed within a year and can be used towards canvases, thread and accessories. 

New from Kathy Brant:

The Notre Dame Cathedral has made its way to the Garden. $63 Stitch Guide coming soon!

Just arrived!!!!!!!!!!!
From Victoria Whitson

Retailing at $95


    Rebecca Wood is on it's Way!
Arriving on September 12th through the 27th.

All instock and special order canvases will receive a 20% discount.

Make sure to check out their website and call to have us check our stock.
or call us at the shop.

New Thread:
The Pure Palette's "Soy Luster"

"Soy Luster" is available in over 250 colors.  Has 36 yards and retails for $5.55 a skein.

Contact Us

  • Phone: (630) 946-6216
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  • Shop Hours:
  • Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Website open 24/7
  • Curbside pickup available upon request
  • * Closed Sundays and Mondays

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