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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 $20 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.  Monday hours are available for large
group appointments (min. 4) if you and your friends would like an individual experience.


"Mini Sessions"
with Linda Corrirosi

Times: 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm
Dates: Nov. 17, Dec. 1
Maximum of 10 students.

Join Linda Corirossi for a two-hour mini session every other Thursday. You will get to take advantage of her vast knowledge and receive personalized instruction and guidance on your canvas. This class is a great solution whether you need just a couple of small areas covered or want to work from start to finish!
Cost: $30 per session.
Contact the store via email or phone to sign up.  630-946-6216

Beginner Private Lesson:
Do you have lots of questions about needlepoint and just don't know where to start??? You will receive one on one instruction and will be ready to begin on a painted canvas before you leave. Cost: $20 per hour.

Cost: $50 (includes doodle canvas, stretcher bars, needle, scissors and skein of thread.)
Please call the store to set up your lesson.  630-946-6216

My Latest Finished Projects
I will never say no to an embellished bag.  

And a fabulous pair of shoes!

Make sure to check out our newest "Chicago" canvas.  A custom stitch guide written by our entire staff is included for $125!

Stitch guides sold separately for $25.00

Sandy's Artisanal Woodworking:
Have you checked out our custom Needle Minders, Laying Tools and Bottle Stoppers!

Frequent Shopper Program

We have a fabulous frequent shopper program for all our clients. All purchases are tracked under your name and with every $250 spent you will receive a $25 off reward certificate.  All purchases with the exception of sale items, classes and finishing count towards your total.  Custom orders and deposits are not included. Reward Certificates do not expire but must be used with a minimum $50 full price only purchase. 

From Kathy Brant:

Buildings of Chicago!  Stop #1:
The Shedd Aquarium
5.25" x 3.25", 18 mesh, $79

5.75" x 3.5", 18 mesh, $84

Custom colors and sports available!

 Stitch guide included

Available in a 4" square/18mesh
Available in a 10" square/13mesh


Trunk Shows: 

          Happy Signs 2023
 Are you looking for a fun project for 2023?  Our "Happy Sign" club is perfect for you. You will learn over 25 stitches while you celebrate all your favorite holidays. 
Club starts January 2023 with the arrival of Happy Valentine's Day
through January 2024 when your bonus canvas arrives - choose Happy Birthday:
or Happy Easter: 
Sign up online using the link
Call the shop:630-946-6216
or email:

Beau Verre Art Needle Minders

December 2022:
Lauren Bloch

Rachel Donley:


Contact Us

  • Phone: (630) 946-6216
  • Email:
  • Shop Hours:
  • Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Closed 12/22-12/26
  • Website open 24/7
  • Curbside pickup available upon request
  • * Closed Sundays and Mondays

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