Store Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:30 - 4, Friday 9;30 - 1, Wednesday 9:30 - 8, Closed Sunday
Holiday Hours:
Christmas Eve 9:30 - 12, Closed Christmas Day and Dec 26th, Closed New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

Workshops

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

 

The Great Outdoors Workshop

Expanding on our Beyond Basketweave class, we are introducing a workshop that will focus on our favorite stitches for skies, grass, water, trees  and much more!  

Date: TBD
Time:  10 am  – 12:30 pm
We provide: 8”x 8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars An assortment of threads and instruction

Cost: $60

(this class is still in development, photo to come soon)

Beyond Basketweave Workshop

Beyond Basketweave

Come spend a morning with us learning many of the tricks of the trade and some new stitches from our staff.
Have you 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: TBD
Time: 10 – 1
We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
Needle and Instructions

Cost: $60

Bring in your summer project and we can get you all ready to try new stitches!

Open Backgrounds Workshop

Have you always wanted to try using the stitches that are “open”, so that the painting on the canvas shines through?  This is the class for you!  We will explore all the different ways to make your stitching light and airy using open stitches like the darning and trame stitches and much more!

Date: TBD
Time:  10 – 12:30
We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars An assortment of threads and instruction

Cost: $55

Loopy Loop Mini-Workshop

The world of Needlepoint is expanding into historically embroidery stitches.  These stitches are so versitile and are fun to learn!  Come learn the chain, buttonhole and lazy daisy stitch and where and when we like to use them!

Date: TBD
Time:
one hour
We provide: 
6” x 6” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
Threads,  needles, and instruction

Cost: $30


 

Beards and Fur Workshop

 

Want to master the art of creating amazing Santa 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.

Date: TBD
Time: 
10 am  – 12:30  pm 
We provide:
8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
An assortment of new types of threads, needles, bullion needles and instruction

Cost: $75

Added BONUS you will get free access to the Cyber Video after the class.
This way you can continue to work on your new skills at home!

 

Introduction to Beading Workshop

Create sparkling canvases by adding Beads to your needlepoint. If you’ve never done any beading, this is the class for you!  You will learn about the different sizes of beads and some of the accessories that make your work easy.  Learn the different stitches that you can use with beads and when to use them!

Date: TBD
We provide: 8”x8” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars An assortment of beads, thread, tweezers & a beading mat

Cost: $65

 

Mini-Workshop

Learning the Shading Technique

Stop in for a quick, one hour mini-workshop and learn how to create beautifully shaded areas in your needlepoint.  We will be learning how to make a super smooth transition from one thread color to another to make animals, skies, coats or whatever shaded area you have shine!

Date: TBD
Time: 
10:00 am  – 11:00 (ish)  pm 
We provide:
6” x 6” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
Three colors of thread, needles, and instruction

Cost: $30

Mini-Workshop

Mastering the Bullion Knot

Stop in for a quick mini-workshop and learn how to create beautiful Bullion knots!  Don’t let this stitch keep you from making perfect  knots.  It’s not as hard as you think and we will work one-on-one with you to help you  master it.   This stitch makes  outstanding hair, eyebrow, mustaches and tails or use it in trees, bushes, garlands or flowers – the possibilities are endless!

Date: TBD
Time: 
1 pm  – 2  pm 
We provide: 
6” x 6” 18 mesh canvas on stretcher bars
Bullion needle, threads and instruction

Cost: $35


Kids Klass

We are thrilled about all the younger folks that are starting to unplug and pick up needlepoint!  What better way to start then to take a class designed specifically for them at the Wellesley Needlepoint Collection.   Each child will receive a 4″ x 4″ 13 mesh canvas with their initial painted on it and they will be able to choose colors they like to make a project that is well within their reach, fun and easy.  We can’t wait to work with your kids and help them create!

Date: TBD
Time:  1 – 2:30
Ages:  over 8 years of age
We provide: custom painted 13 mesh canvas with your child’s initial, threads and instruction
Cost: $35

Doorways Mystery Workshop

Wellesley Needlepoint is so excited to offer this Mystery Workshop!

A workshop with a twist!!  A  great Meredith Collection design full of fantastic threads, stitches and techniques…plus the element of surprise!
You’ll receive this canvas design of four charming, seasonal doorway, stitch guide and threads in four installments. The first doorway is ready to ship to you.   You can happily stitch away on the first doorway while you anticipate what’s in store for the others!  Your kits will arrive every 8 -10  weeks with fun new threads and exciting stitching ideas in the stitch guide!
Canvas measures 13 1/2″ x 8 1/2 ” and is stitch painted on 18 mesh.

Cost: $390

You may join in anytime!

 

If you already own the canvas, you can still participate.
Get the stitch guide and threads at the same pace as everyone else!
Cost: $200

Call 781-235-2477 To sign up or order on-line at Doorways Mystery Workshop