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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.

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

Mini-sessions with Linda:
Do you need just a bit of help-this is the perfect class for you! Linda Corirossi will get your motivated and challenged with some new stitches.  
Dates: September 28
            October 12
            November 2, 16, 30
            December 14
Times: 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm
Cost: $30 per 2 hour session

Round Finishing with Kelly:
Join Kelly Starke from Starke Art 
and learn how to finish your own round ornament.  
Date: Friday, November 3, 2023
Time: 9:30am - 1pm
Sunday, November 5, 2023
Time: 10am - 1:30pm
Required: Fully stitched round ornament and scissors
Cost: $100

Intermediate Shaped Finishing
If you took Kelly's beginner finishing class, you are invited to sign up for her intermediate shapes class.
Learn to finish a square, candy cane, heart or any other non-round shape.  
Date: Friday, November 5, 2023
Time: 1:30pm - 5pm
Required: Fully stitched shaped ornament and scissors.
Cost: $100

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

And a fabulous pair of shoes!

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

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

Halloween Gnome Trio


Now Available!!!!!!!!!
We are now selling gift certificates on our website and it's so easy.  Just scroll down to the bottom of the homepage, select your dollar amount and check out.  
Easy Peasy! 


Trunk Shows: 

          Trunk Shows:

Mopsey Designs:

Treenway Threads:
      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. 

             Start now with
          "Happy Halloween"

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:

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Contact Us

  • Phone: (630) 946-6216
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  • 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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