SUMMER STORE HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:30 - 4, Friday: 9:30 - 1 , Wednesday: 9:30 - 8:00,  Saturday & Sunday: Closed


Beautiful Backgrounds Workshop

Create Beautiful Backgrounds Workshop

Learn some wonderful new techniques and gorgeous backgrounds for your project.  You’ll learn how to do open stitches, trame, darning stitches, bargello and much more.   We will play with different types of threads, sparkles to silks.  Get some advice on how to decide when to use some of these stitches and spend the morning with folks that love needlepoint.

Date: Tuesday, July 18th
Time: 10 – 12:30
We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
Needle and Instructions

Skill level:  Intermediate

Cost: $50

Please call the shop to sign up

Visiting Teacher – Julia Snyder Event

Julia Snyder, a National needlepoint teacher and wonderful designer of the &More sayings canvases, is coming to the Wellesley Needlepoint Collection this August!  Julia is a joy to work with and brings fun and fanciful ideas to all your canvases.    We adore her ideas and are so thrilled to share her with you!

Canvas Embellishment Class
August 24th & 25th
10 am – 4pm
Includes lunch and instruction

One day $175
Two days $300

Julia is so much fun – you will laugh and learn so much!

Do you have a canvas that you just don’t know what to do with?  Or love the Bargello patterns often used on the &More sayings pillow?  Bring them to the workshop and Julia will give you a variety of stitches and threads to make it a personal masterpiece. This class is so much fun and you’ll make a laugh and learn so much!  All levels are welcome, you should just know basics.

Call the shop to sign up soon, this class will fill up!

Private Lessons

Can’t wait for a workshop?  We have a team of staff ready to help you learn in a one-on-one setting!  We’d love to introduce new stitchers to the art or help you master that stitch you have always wrestled with.  Call the shop to schedule when it’s convenient for you.

One hour private lesson  $35
One hour semi-private lesson $50
(grab a friend)

Other Workshops we offer

Beards and Fur Workshop


Beards and Fur Workshop will be offered again soon!

Want to master the art of creating amazing Santa’s Beards or Fur on your next critter?  This class is perfect!  We will be learning turkey tufting, shading, French knots, couching and bullion knots, among other stitches.  We will also play with different threads and textures.

We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
An assortment of new types of threads, needles, bullion needles and instruction

Cost: $60

Beyond Basketweave Workshop

Beyond Basketweave

Come spend a morning with us learning many of the tricks of the trade and some new stitches from Sandy and Page.
Have you been stitching for awhile but never gotten beyond the tent stitch or basketweave?  This class will introduce you to decorative stitches, help you choose when to use them and teach you some basics – using laying tools & stretcher bars, how to strand and store thread and much more!

Date: This will be back in the Fall
Time: 10 – 1
We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
Needle and Instructions

Cost: $50