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A Little Snarky!
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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.  Mondays 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: June 30, July 14, July 28
            August 11, August 25
            Sept. 8, Sept. 22
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
Do you have a vintage belt canvas in your stash? Look what I used mine for...........

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 to all our clients. All purchases are tracked under your name and with every $250 spent you will receive a $25 off reward certificate.  Purchases including product, sale items and classes count towards your total.  Finishing and custom orders are not included. 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, $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: 


June 2022: KCN Designers featuring - SCT, Thorn Alexander and many more 






$219/$175.20 available in lilac and blue

Make sure to check out the website and let us know if we can have anything included for you.  
All in stock canvases and trunk show orders are eligible for a 20% discount

July 2022: Penny MacLeod
Sundance Embellishments

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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