Libby joins us on Saturday, April 14, for a gathering of Libby fans!  If you shopped our very successful trunk show with Libby last year or have a Libby piece to start or work on, join us for a pressure-free day of stitching with Libby.  She will answer any questions and help as needed.  10 - 4 pm Cost:  $25


Tony will be with us this Spring May 15, 16, 17 (Tue. - Thurs.) with his incomparable canvas embellishment!  Once again, his class is already sold out, but you may put your name on the 2019 list.  9:30-4 pm   Cost is $395 + stitch guide + threads, with your canvas. 

Robin King

Robin returns August 24-26 (Fri. - Sun.) to do canvas embellishment.  Her stitch guides received high marks last year!  You may submit any canvas.  We have only 7 openings left at this time.  9:30 - 4 pm  Cost is $395 + stitch guide + threads with your canvas.


Linda leads a canvas embellishment class this Fall, November 2-3 (Fri. - Sat.)  If you'd like to take a class from a national teacher but are nervous, this is the class for you!  Linda is exceptionally kind, helpful, and light-hearted.  And her stitch guides showcase many well-chosen stitches and threads.  9:30 - 4 pm  Cost is $265 + threads with your canvas.

Linda will be returning Wednesday mornings in May (10 till noon) for her very popular canvas embellishment mini-classes.  8 people max.  $25 cash or check to Linda directly.  Please call the shop a few days in advance to reserve your place.


Linda teaches in the shop every Saturday and sometimes during the week.  This is by appointment; just call the shop.  Linda is excellent at teaching beginning through advanced needlepoint:  patient, kind, and very good with color and stitches.  If you want a refresher, desire to learn a variety of stitches, or just get advice on stitches for a canvas, she can help!  $25/hour.

Our Classes

With any of our classes, each person will have a desk, Stella table lamp, and a System 4 floor stand to use.  All you need to bring is your usual collection of stitching tools (threader, embroidery scissors, laying tool, etc.).  Lunch each day is included

Please call the shop at (847) 291-6550 to join a class or with any questions.  We hope to see you join us!

Use our classroom!

If you have a stitching group and are looking for a place to meet, contact us!  Our classroom is available free of charge when it's not in use. Just call the shop to check on availability. (847) 291-6550.