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It's HOT outside, but COOL in the Garden!

Hello Stitchers! I hope you are all staying cool either by the pool, the beach or inside at your favorite stitching spot.  We've got lots going on in the Garden so here you go:

Trunk Shows:

July: Penny Macleod and Paul Brent from The Collection

Danji Ornaments:

August:  Mile High Princess
              Whimsey and Grace Christmas Collection
              J. Childs

September:  Melissa Prince
                     Love You More

October:  Kelly Clark
                Point 2 Pointe

November:  Zecca
                   Charley Harper

December:  Voila

All in stock trunk show canvases will receive a 20% discount at the time of purchase. Call the shop to order over the phone at 630-946-6216.


"Canvas Embellishment" with Linda Corirossi:
      July 25  1pm-3pm
      August 8  10am-12pm and/or 1pm-3pm
      September 5  10am-12pm and/or 1pm-3pm
      October 10   10am-12pm and/or 1pm-3pm
      October 24   10am-12pm and/or 1pm-3pm

Bring in the canvas or canvases of your choice and Linda will help you with your stitch choices and get you out of your rut by challenging you to thing outside the box.  Cost: $25 per 2 hour session.

"Ribbons and Such" with Sandy Arthur:
    August 29  10am-4pm
This ribbon technique class will help you walk away with a sampler of a variety of ribbon stitches that you can reference for any project.  Not only will Sandy tackle basic ribbon stitches, but she will teach participants how to use "threads" that will work in place of silk ribbon. 

Cost:  $135 includes materials and lunch.  Participants must bring regular stitching supplies.

"Beading Sampler" with Sandy Arthur

     August 30   10am-4pm

Join Sandy Arthur to "up" your beading game.  Multiple types of beaded embellishment will be covered in this technique class. Learn brick beading, messy beading and so much more. 

Cost:  $135 includes materials and lunch.  Participants must bring regular stitching supplies.

We still have a few spots left in both of Sandy's technique classes.  Call the shop to register for the class at 630-946-6216.

We have lots of new canvases coming in everyday.  Check out Facebook

or our website to see our new arrivals.

Here's a couple of the newest to make it in to the store:


Last but not least:

"Christmas in July" begins Thursday, July 18 through August 8, 2019  .  All Christmas canvases from ornaments to stockings will receive a 25% discount.  Stop in or check out the website to take advantage of this yearly sale and give us a call if you would like us to ship anything to you at 630-946-6216.   Special orders, sale and trunk show canvases are not included. Reward certificates cannot be applied.  

Christmas Finishing Deadline - August 15, 2019 for guaranteed Christmas arrival. 

May all of you have lots of stitching time.  Stop by the shop anytime, there is always room around the back table! Deb

Contact Us

  • Phone: (630) 946 - 6216
  • Email:
  • Shop Hours:
  • Monday: Large Group Appointment Only
  • Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  • Sunday: Closed

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