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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

My staff of Needlepoint Experts is so talented.  Check out Patty's cookbook stand!


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 Corrirosi

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.
July 22
August 5
September 2
September 16
October 14
October 28
November 11

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: $25 (includes doodle canvas, stretcher bars, needle, and skein of thread.)
Please call the store to set up your lesson.  630-946-6216

My Latest Finshed Projects
 Needledeeva before and stitched and now back from Deux Bijoux Bijoux.

Wedding Gift

And one more!

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.  Reward Certificates mush be redeemed within a year and can be used towards any full price canvases, threads or accessories. 

New from Kathy Brant:

Buildings of Chicago!  Stop #1:
The Shedd Aquarium
5.25" x 3.25", 18 mesh, $70

4" round, 18 mesh, $63

Custom colors and sports available!

 Trunk Show: 

PLD Designs/Julie Mar

Threadnuts Painters Thread  trunk show in store
September 9 - October2
Metallic braid size 4 and 8
Crewel Wool
Rayon Braid and Gimp
Ric Rac and so much more!  
Call the store with request and questions. 

October: Pink Petals 
Sew Much Fun

November: Danji Designs
Beau Verre Art Glass Needleminders

December: Plum Stitchery

Make sure to check our "New Arrivals" section when shopping online.

Whimsical Stitches Vol. 2 has arrived and is available for immediate purchase.  
Click on the link below to order:

Mary's Whimsical Stitches

Contact Us

  • Phone: (630) 946-6216
  • Email:
  • Shop Hours:
  • Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • July 4th Closed
  • Website open 24/7
  • Curbside pickup available upon request
  • * Closed Sundays and Mondays

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